Matters of the State
Gov. Edwards Issues Call for Special Legislative Session
February 05, 2016
Governor John Bel Edwards issued the call for a twenty-five day special session of the Louisiana Legislature to address the largest budget shortfall in Louisiana’s history. The governor’s call includes a broad menu of 36 items from which legislators may choose to fill the budget gap in a fiscal legislative session that will last from Feb. 14, 2016 through no later than Mar. 9, 2016.