The education committees of the Louisiana House and Senate seem to be the "most loaded" with bills because of issues relating to the Common Core set of educational standards, according to state Sent. Page Cortez.
Lafayette representative Page Cortez joined KPEL this morning for another edition of "Acadiana Live" where morning show hosts Bernadette Lee and Ken Romero speak with local lawmakers. Cortez says the biggest news happened in the earlier session this year.
This week State House and Senate Members will be discussing whether or not it would be prudent to consolidate all of the higher education boards in the state. Lafayette Representative Page Cortez tells KPEL many are in support of the idea.
State Representative Page Cortez of Lafayette joined Bernadette Lee and Ken Romero on The Morning Report to talk about the recently completed special session and to talk about the upcoming fiscal only session of the Louisiana Legislature. Cortez says the budget will be the primary conern, but …
State Senator 22 elect Fred Mills joined State Representatives Taylor Barras and Page Cortez on this morning's edition of Acadiana Live. Mills spoke of his weekend win, and his fellow lawmakers addressed redistricting and the state's shortfall.