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The Senate meets before legislative session ends sine die, Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge, La.

Today in The Rundown: Looking back at what happened during the Louisiana Legislature's 2019 session; the next step as Congress looks to a long-term NFIP plan; why Louisiana's 2020 Democratic primary date is changing; and everything else you need to know in Louisiana politics today.

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The Countdown…

Days until election day: 124

The News

Recap: From abortion to infrastructure deals, here's how the Louisiana Legislature dealt with major issues: http://bit.ly/2IwZvtx

NFIP: Congress begins work this week on a long-term plan for the National Flood Insurance Program. http://bit.ly/2IwZQMP

2020: A quirk in Louisiana’s election laws has caused political leaders to change the date of the state’s presidential primary election in 2020 to April 4, nearly a month later than originally planned. http://bit.ly/2IAbpmj

Transportation: A nearly $700 million roads bill that breezed through the Louisiana Legislature was one of the biggest surprises of the two-month session. http://bit.ly/2IrrKKc

Budget: Here's where surplus spending went in the coming year's budget: http://bit.ly/2IzUel5

ICYMI: Efforts to approve fantasy sports and sports wagering in Louisiana faltered as the legislative session ended last week. http://bit.ly/2IzzWZ3

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Elizabeth Crisp is The Advocate’s Washington, D.C. correspondent

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