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Legislature meets in special session to address the state's fiscal crisis Monday March 5, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. With a contingent from the Senate, Senate President Pro Tem Sen. Gerald Long, R-Winnfield, at lectern, announces the Senate has adjourned sine die to end the special session.

Today in The Rundown: A look at the Louisiana Legislature special session collapse, a senator weighs in, lawmakers look at other issues and everything else you need to know in Louisiana politics today.

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Days until the 2018 regular legislative session begins: 5

Days until the 2018 regular legislative session must end: 89

The News

Special session: Louisiana House and Senate accountants were collecting the invoices Tuesday for a special session that ended early, failed to accomplish its goals and could cost taxpayers upward of $1 million.

Congress: A member of Congress has accused Wendy Vitter, who President Donald Trump tapped in January by for a federal judgeship, of failing to disclose a number of past public remarks.

U.S. Senate: Sen. John Kennedy offers his thoughts on the Louisiana Legislature special session's implosion:

Hollywood South: How much do film, arts industries contribute to Louisiana’s economy?

Trump: Louisiana adult film actress Stormy Daniels is suing President Donald Trump and wants a California judge to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election.

St. George: Organizers have increased the potential hit a new city would make on the East Baton Rouge city-parish budget, even though the proposed municipality is smaller than previously envisioned. Here's why:

Guns:  The man accused of killing a Lafayette police officer legally purchased two guns last year within weeks of being involuntarily taken for mental health evaluation, according to court filings and testimony.

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