There are seven constitutional amendments on the Nov. 3 ballot. Those items are often overlooked in a general election, all the more so during a hotly contested presidential contest.
All the way up to Election Day, we’ll be asking readers to sound off on the amendments. You can check out our cheat sheet guide to all seven here.
Amendment #3 on the Nov. 3 ballot, would allow the legislature to use more of the budget stabilization fund — a.k.a. the rainy day fund — to cover the costs of disaster response. Some argue that flexibility could have come in handy this year which featured three major disasters: the pandemic and hurricanes Laura and Delta.
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News + Notes
City Council passes Guillory investigation to legislative auditor
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