2017 special legislative session

February 22, 2017

Deal or no deal?

As the clock ticks down on the special legislative session, lawmakers in the House and Senate have a tentative agreement.
February 21, 2017

Budget deal takes shape

Most of the action at the Capitol on Monday occurred behind the scenes, and by the time the day ended, it appeared as though a deal was in place between House and Senate leaders to plug the $304 million mid-year deficit.
February 17, 2017

Special session wears on

The House is devoting its Friday session to debating a pair of GOP budget-cutting proposals that would cut money for hospitals, prisons, schools and other state services beyond the $60 million proposed by Gov. John Bel Edwards.