Today in The Rundown: Gov. Bobby Jindal issues final round of pardons; Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards’ transition team releases economic development report; and more .
Days until gubernatorial inauguration and swearing in of other state-wide officials: 4
Days until the Louisiana presidential primary: 58
Days until the 2016 regular Louisiana legislative session: 67* (*Note: A special session is expected to be called Feb. 14, but cannot be formally set until Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards takes office.)
Jindal: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has commuted the sentence of his personal butler at the Governor’s Mansion and granted pardons to 20 people who were no longer behind bars.http://bit.ly/1ZOhH3w
Read the list of names and their offenses: http://bit.ly/1ZOnGoT
Transition news: Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards’ transition team on economic development released its final report on Wednesday. http://bit.ly/1SAYLTU
Medicaid: The incoming head of the Department of Health and Hospitals is hiring. http://bit.ly/1ObQEHX
- The State Board of Elections Supervisors meets at the Capitol at 9 a.m. today. See the agenda and watch online.
- Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meets at 9:30 a.m. at DWF’s headquarters in Baton Rouge.