Replay: Gov. John Bel Edwards reacts to close of pivotal special session _lowres

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --House Speaker Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New iberia, confers with a group of representatives during a break in the afternoon House session on the final day of the Louisiana Legislative Special Sesson Wednesd

Legislative leaders and Gov. John Bel Edwards failed to completely close the budget gap Tuesday night that threatens deep cuts in state government services, less than 24 hours before the special session ends.

The Senate convenes again at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The House meets at 10 a.m. Follow along here for live updates from the Advocate’s Capitol News Bureau.

The special session ends at 6 p.m. Wednesday.