Regular session ends with Governor vetoing budget and no Harrah's deal
Posted on 5/18/2018 9:23:00 PM.
As anticipated state legislators ended the regular session early, but a 28-billion dollar budget approved by lawmakers this week was vetoed by Governor John Bel Edwards.
 
Edwards told reporters during a Friday night press conference that the legislature can do better. 
John Bel Edwards, regular session, Harrah's, budget cuts, sales tax

Louisiana House approves contract extension for Harrah's in New Orleans,
Posted on 3/29/2018 5:26:00 PM.
The Louisiana House approves legislation that calls for a 30-year contract extension between state and Harrah's land-based casino in New Orleans.
 
House Speaker Taylor Barras says the deal also calls for Harrah's to make a 350-million dollar investment in the gaming property and the casino operator already has robust plans in mind. 
Harrah's, Taylor Barras, casino, hotel, 30-year contract extension



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