Due to disruptions brought about by COVID-19, Louisiana lawmakers are now expecting at least one special session to be called in Baton Rouge, possibly following the June 1 adjournment of the ongoin
Suddenly, we have a new place to be.
The ongoing regular session of the Louisiana Legislature, scheduled to adjourn no later than 6 p.m. on June 1, remains just as fluid as it was last week.
Calamities and politics have gone hand-in-hand in Louisiana for a long time, and it is almost a certainty that the coronavirus crisis will be no different.
Page Cortez of Lafayette told his colleagues that the regular session had taken on a “fluid nature.” He said fiscal estimates have “become more difficult” and urged senators to stop requesting from