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  1. House committee approves bill sought by Harrah's casino, measure moves to full HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | The Advocate

    Concerned citizens filled the State Capitol in 1992 when the Legislature was deciding whether to legalize a single land casino in New Orleans under Gov. Edwin Edwards, and conservative legislators vowed to use every means available to stop it. The current casino at the foot of Canal Street opened in 1999, and the opponents' fears that the facility would cannibalize existing restaurants and hotels and would bring a Mafia element to New Orleans did not materialize.

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  2. House committee sends bill to allow pharmacists to tell customers how much prescriptions costRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | The Advocate

    State Rep. Robert Johnson, D-Marksville; Andy Soileau, of Soileau's Pharmacy in New Iberia; and David Darce, of Thrifty Way Pharmacy in St. Martinville; testified Wednesday, March 21, 2018 for legislation that would allow pharmacists to inform their customers if the cash price for a prescription drug is less than insurance co-pay requirements. Pharmacists would be allowed to tell their customers how much prescriptions actually cost - and if the drugs could be found cheaper - under a bill that took its first legislative step Wednesday.

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  3. Behind a dominant performance from Peyton Callender, Parkview beats Catholic-New IberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | The Advocate

    Parkview starting pitcher Peyton Callender pitches against Catholic High-New Iberia, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Parkview Baptists in Baton Rouge, La. Parkview's is safe on the pickoff attempt as Catholic High-New Iberia first baseman Kade Gonsoulin is late on the catch, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Parkview Baptists in Baton Rouge, La.

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  4. House panel begins work on budget amid 'fiscal cliff' uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | The Advocate

    In the House Appropriations committee, from left, Rep. Gary Carter Jr, D-New Orleans, asks a question, as Rep. Rick Edmonds, R-Baton Rouge, and Rep. Larry Bagley, R-Stonewall, watch, on HB29 which would establish the Louisiana Checkbook website to provide transparency of state fiscal information as the legislature convenes in special session to fix the budget deficit Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  5. Our Views: Louisiana's financial failure should be more than enough...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Legislature meets in special session to address the state's fiscal crisis Friday March 2, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Rep. Barry Ivey, R-Central, left, makes a point while chatting with House Speaker Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, right, during a break.

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  6. Political Horizon: Centrist caucus forming in Louisiana HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | The Advocate

    Legislature meets in special session to address the state's fiscal crisis Friday March 2, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Rep. Barry Ivey, R-Central, left, makes a point while chatting with House Speaker Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, right, during a break.

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  7. Our Views: Save money on nursing careRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jeanne Abadie of The Advocacy Center, a New Orleans based group that advocates for the elderly and disabled, testifies Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in favor of HB152, which would reduce nursing home dependency by expanding opportunities for elderly and disabled people to use home and community-based services. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Tony Bacala, R-Prairieville, was involuntarily deferred, effectively killing it, after a vote in the House Health and Welfare Committee.

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  8. Stephanie Grace: Barras' strategy a sign that House leaders never took the special session seriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | The Advocate

    Speaker of the House, Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, speaks on the House floor Sunday during the Special Legislative Session. Speaker of the House, Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, speaks on the House floor Sunday during the Special Legislative Session.

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  9. Letters: Change leadership in state HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    Legislature meets in special session to address the state's fiscal crisis Monday March 5, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Legislators gather around the Speaker of House Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, right, while hashing out a motion made by Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, third from left, concerning pulling HB8 off the calendar which was authored by Rep. Walt Leger, D-New Orleans, second from left.

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  10. Feliciana Sports for March 8, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    West Feliciana High School coach Gannon Achord holds the state championship trophy after his team returned from Sulphur, fresh off a 6-2 victory over South Beauregard that clinched the school's first baseball title in 2016. West Feliciana High School coach Gannon Achord holds the state championship trophy after his team returned from Sulphur, fresh off a 6-2 victory over South Beauregard that clinched the school's first baseball title in 2016.

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  11. Failed legislative special session: Nearly $1 million 'down the drain,' one La. lawmaker saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The Advocate

    Legislature meets in special session to address the state's fiscal crisis Monday March 5, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Speaker of House Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, lower left, announces the vote to call HB8 off the calendar which was authored by Rep. Walt Leger, D-New Orleans, which was 49-49 and thereby defeated.

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  12. Louisiana lawmakers could end special session tonight no closer to bridging budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    Speaker of the House, Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, speaks on the House floor Sunday during the Special Legislative Session. Speaker of the House, Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, speaks on the House floor Sunday during the Special Legislative Session.

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  13. Louisiana House rejects crucial tax bill again; here's where legislators might go nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    Legislature meets in special session to address the state's fiscal crisis Friday March 2, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Rep. Walt Leger, D-New Orleans, watches the voting board from below as House Speaker Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, right, reads the 50-51 vote to defeat HB8 in the House.

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  14. Photos: Baton Rouge's annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure unites...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge's annual Susan G. Komen race for the Cure, a 5K run/walk fundraiser that helps with breast cancer research, care for patients, community activities and action, was held Sat. March 3, 2018 at A.Z. Young Park and on the nearby downtown streets, uniting survivors, those walking in remembrance of loved ones, and supporters of the cause.

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  15. House rejects a 2nd critical piece of legislation in special session -- but nothing is dead yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Advocate

    Legislature meets in special session to address the state's fiscal crisis Friday March 2, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. From left, House Republican Caucus Chairman Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Gene Reynolds, D-Minden, and House Speaker Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, look over notes and talk strategy before the House convenes Friday.

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  16. Amber Alert: New Iberia man suspected in homicide, abduction of baby, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Louisiana State Police are investigating the abduction of a two-month-old baby who they believe was taken by a man who is also wanted for questioning in a Thursday night fatal shooting in New Iberia. Police believe 26-year-old Akeam Masheeq Daniels abducted Amari Daniels around 6:15 p.m. from the 900 block of Mississippi Street, according to a Louisiana State Police press release.

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  17. Louisiana Legislature facing 'do or die' Friday after failing to revive special session ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Legislature meets in special session to address the state's fiscal crisis Monday Feb. 26, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Rep. Ted James, D-Baton Rouge, left, and Rep. Pat Smith, D-Baton Rouge, wait for the House to convene to take up budget bills.

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  18. Our Views: Better lawmaking is best spending cap in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Speaker of the House Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, gavels the House to order as the legislature convenes in special session to fix the budget deficit Monday Feb. 19, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. One of the most frequent criticisms of Louisiana's financial mismanagement is that much of the state's revenue is dedicated by statute to various purposes, and there is not enough flexibility in annual appropriations.

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  19. After several hours in limbo, House begins taking up first bills of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Speaker of the House Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, gavels the House to order as the legislature convenes in special session to fix the budget deficit Monday Feb. 19, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. After several hours in limbo, House begins taking up first bills of special session but no 'fiscal cliff' deal in place Louisiana House Speaker Taylor Barras introduces on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, the first measure to reach the floor for a vote legislation by either chambers since the special session began on Feb. 19. Speaker of the House Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, gavels the House to order as the legislature convenes in special session to fix the budget deficit Monday Feb. 19, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  20. The Rundown: Lawmakers set to return to Capitol, advice from an influential congressman, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Speaker of the House Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, gavels the House to order as the legislature convenes in special session to fix the budget deficit Monday Feb. 19, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Today in The Rundown: The state House returns after Monday's impasse; Congressman Steve Scalise gives his opinion on state government; another bad ranking for Louisiana; and everything else you need ot know in Louisiana politics today.

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