Saturday, 19 March 2011 14:23
Louisiana Legislators Start Redistricting Special Session Sunday
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The Louisiana Legislature is in full action as the Louisiana House and Senate restructure seats for the Louisiana House and Senate, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education,  the U.S. House and the Public Service Commission. 

Due to Katrina and other population shifts, Louisiana lost a Congressman and the session must reorganize the Congressional maps. 

The session starts at 5pm with Governor Bobby Jindal expected to address the House and the Senate.

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