Politics blog: Louisiana would get more offshore oil revenue under proposal by U.S. Sen. David Vitter _lowres

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Sen. David Vitter speaks at the Baton Rouge Press Club in this June 2014 Advocate file photo.

Washington — Louisiana and some other states would collect a bigger slice of offshore oil and gas revenue under legislation that U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., pitched on the Senate floor Wednesday.

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