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6/15 Council Preview: Lafayette gets proud, restores cultural funding, plus more drainage talk and new rules for litter, dumping and development

The City and Parish Councils meet tomorrow with agendas covering a lot of ground, from cultural funding to changes to the development code to Pride Month to reports on LCG’s finances and the Louisiana Watershed Initiative.

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Legislature 2021
Louisiana State Capitol

Legislative Roundup: Income tax reform advances; Supreme Court expansion fails; compromises on mandatory kindergarten, abortion reporting reached; and more

For the second time this week, a proposed constitutional amendment that would have expanded the Louisiana Supreme Court from seven to nine members fell short of the needed two-thirds majority.

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