14:30 LRN Newscast March 29

An 85,000 dollar settlement has been reached in a sexual harassment case against a former aide to Gov. John Bel Edwards. Matt Doyle has more.
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Former LSU and Rummel standout Craig Steltz has filed a lawsuit against the NFL because of traumatic brain injuries he suffered while playing for the Bears. Steltz played in Chicago from 2008 to 2014 and the suit says he sustained repetitive and traumatic concussive head impacts. The suit says Steltz is seeking unspecified damages.

Legislation that eliminates the need for florists to have an occupational license passed out of the House Ag committee today on an eight to six vote. Committee chairman Clay Schexnayder of Gonzales is afraid if the requirement to license florists is done away with, it will be bad news for consumers….
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The legislation has the support of Governor Edwards, who believes the license requirement is overly burdensome on businesses.

And a bill has been filed for this legislative session that would put ride-sharing companies under state regulation, instead of the current way, which results in different rules for each local government that allows Uber and Lyft to operate. Uber spokesperson Nick Juliano…
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The bill is authored by House Speaker Tayor Barras and is waiting for its first committee hearing.