The Senate unanimously Lafayette’s land swap with UL. The House OK’d a statewide sales tax exemption for feminine hygiene products.
The bill forces Republican lawmakers to choose between two core constituencies, gun rights advocates and police officers. So far, in Louisiana, the advocates seem to be winning out.
His hardest sells will be carbon reduction and increasing the current $7.25 minimum wage, a political hot potato that Edwards lobbed squarely into the Legislature’s lap.