Lawmakers looking over proposed budget cuts
Posted on 2/7/2017 11:38:00 AM.

Lawmakers are looking over the Governor’s proposal to eliminate a $304 million midyear deficit, ahead of next week’s special session to debate the plan. Statewide elected officials would see budget reductions, but higher education would be spared. Alexandria Representative Lance Harris says it’s important no stone is left unturned when it comes to spending reductions, but he doesn’t want students to be impacted again.

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LDWF is promoting the Catch and Cook program
Posted on 8/16/2015 2:29:00 AM.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is promoting the Catch and Cook Program, which allows anglers to bring their catch to a local restaurant and be prepared by a chef. Franklin Senator Bret Allain says this is a great opportunity to promote Louisiana’s recreational fishing industry.

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Funding study out looks at using tolls for completion of I-49 South project
Posted on 9/23/2014 12:00:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
A new state funded feasibility study found that tolls could pay for up to 50 percent of the $3 billion dollars it would take to complete I-49 South from Lafayette to New Orleans. Franklin Senator Bret Allain is one of the founders of the I-49 South Coalition which is pushing to make the project a reality.
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Lawmaker calling for minimum voter turnout on tax measures
Posted on 3/30/2014 2:46:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
On April 5th there are several local governments in Louisiana that have tax measures on the ballot and voter turnout for that election will likely be low. That's why state senator Bret Allain (ah-Leh) of Franklin has filed a constitutional amendment to require at least a voter turnout of 20% before any tax measure would be implemented.
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