The ups, downs, ins and outs of the Louisiana Legislature

Maginnis, John
July 1996
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);7/01/96, Vol. 16 Issue 52, p12
Presents highlights of Louisiana's legislative sessions in 1996. Proposals to raise judges' salaries in the state; Enforcement of standing House rules by Speaker of the House Hunt Downer; Defeat by the Christian Coalition in preventing the enactment of legislation in the interest of gambling.


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