Drug felons would be eligible for food stamps under House-approved bill
Posted on 5/31/2017 10:04:00 AM.

Drug felons would be eligible for food stamps for the first time in decades under a House-approved measure by New Orleans Representative Helena Moreno. In the 1990s offenders with drug related charges were barred from the assistance program, while all other felons remained eligible.
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Helena Moreno, Steve Pylant, Katrina Jackson, food stamps, drug crimes

Lawmaker upset over threat of no LSU football in the fall
Posted on 2/18/2016 3:30:00 AM.

A north Louisiana lawmaker doesn’t like hearing the threat that there will be no LSU football next season because of budget issues facing higher education. Republican State Representative Steve Pylant of Winnsboro says Governor John Bel Edwards’ statement about the possibility there will be no LSU football next year is an empty threat.
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Bill that creates a penalty for throwing cigarette butts out the window is approved by House
Posted on 4/7/2014 3:25:00 PM.
The state House overwhelmingly approves a bill that would result in a 300 dollar fine for throwing a cigarette butt out of a vehicle's window. Marrero Representative Patrick Connick says his legislation is intended to stop the littering of cigarette butts. Before passing the bill, Shreveport Representative Thomas Carmody had some fun with the bill.
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Speed trap sign bill moves to House floor
Posted on 3/24/2014 3:12:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
A bill that would require local municipalities who get more than half of their revenue from traffic citations to post signs warning motorists of speed traps made it out of a House committee Monday. The bill is authored by Winnsboro Representative Steve Pylant. Many Representative Frank Howard likes the legislation.
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speed trap sign, frank howard, steve pylant, terry landry, valarie hodges


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