Today in The Rundown: Still no budget solution; Cruz does better than expected; higher ed likely in the clear; and more.
Days until the end of the special session: 1
Days until the 2016 regular Louisiana legislative session: 6
Budget crunch: After lawmakers stayed at the Capitol late Monday, there’s still no end in sight for the budget impasse and the clock is ticking. http://bit.ly/1TobrPF
Higher ed: Colleges and universities may be in the clear for the deepest cuts projected. http://bit.ly/1TobzP2
Prez elex: While Donald Trump was the big winner on Saturday, here’s why Ted Cruz also can claim victory in Louisiana. http://bit.ly/1Tobzi4
Jindal: The ghost of Louisiana’s budget crisis is former Gov. Bobby Jindal. http://bit.ly/1TobDhS
Death penalty: The state Supreme Court has rejected a death row conviction. http://bit.ly/1TobD1a
Today at the Capitol
House convenes at 10 a.m. and the Senate comes in at 3 p.m.
In the House
- Appropriations meets at 9 a.m. in Room 5.
- Revenue and Fiscal Affairs meets at 10 a.m. in John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room.