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Governor Edwards Calls for Third Special Session of 2018

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Louisiana lawmakers will be back at the State Capitol on June 18 for the third special session of the year and last-ditch attempt at addressing the fiscal cliff the state faces in its budget that begins July 1.

Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the call Friday for the latest 10-day special session. It will be the seventh budget-focused special session since Edwards took office in January 2016. 

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Second Special Session of 2018 Called by Governor

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Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a call Monday evening for the Legislature to convene the Second Extraordinary Session of 2018.  The special session will convene at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, and it must adjourn by midnight on Monday, June 4, 2018.  Gov. Edwards issued the call to address the...

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Louisiana chemical plant jobs targeted for protection in John Kennedy bill

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U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., has filed bipartisan legislation to preserve jobs at two Louisiana chemical plants that manufacture refrigerants, as the world moves away from hydrofluorocarbons blamed for contributing to global warming. The bill, which Kennedy is sponsoring with Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., is aimed at helping an industry that employs 593,000 people in the United States with annual sales of $206 billion.

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LCA/LCIA Boards Attend Washington Fly-In

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The Board of Directors for the Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA) and Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance (LCIA) took part in a joint fly-in to Washington, D.C. for meetings with the Louisiana Congressional Delegation and others.

The meetings took place on January 23-24, 2018, to coincide...

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