6:30 LRN Newscast

There’s a lot of bills filed in the Legislature this year aimed at improving the auto and home insurance market for the consumer. How are they coming along? Kevin Gallagher takes a look…:
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What a day of softball in Baton Rouge yesterday as the Ragin Cajuns defeated LSU twice to advance to the Super Regionals for the first time since 2016. Meanwhile, heart break in Seattle as McNeese allows seven runs in the seventh and lost to Washington seven to six in the championship round of the regional.

Three weeks left in the legislative session and the major storyline is will lawmakers vote to raise the spending limit, which would result in the appropriation of millions of dollars to fix roads, repair university buildings and put more money towards coastal restoration. Senate President Page Cortez urges the Legislature to raise the spending cap, fiscal conservatives in the House oppose, because of a possible fiscal cliff in a couple of years. House Speaker Clay Schexnayder says there’s time to negotiate…
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U-S Senator John Kennedy is keeping an eye on what’s happening at the state capitol. Kennedy is urging the state senate to approve a bill that would hold third graders back if they fail multiple literacy tests. Kennedy says similar programs are working in Mississippi and Florida…
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