WEEKS 5 & 6: COMPREHENSIVE SEX EDUCATION IN ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOLS FAILS ON HOUSE FLOOR WHILE PROHIBITION OF ABORTION BASED ON SEX SELECTION CLEARS THIS CHAMBER; SENTENCING REFORM RE.: MARIJAUNA POSSESSION PASSES SENATE COMMITTEE; and LCCB INTRODUCES STUDY RESOLUTION ADDRESSING THE BURIAL OF MISCARRIED CHILDREN

The past two weeks proved to be quite busy for the conference as many issues it has an interest in were presented. Although HB 359 narrowly cleared the House Education committee, it failed to garner enough votes to move beyond the House chamber.  Our conference has been following this measure closely and stood opposed to

Week 3: Legislature Hears Medicaid Expansion and Sex Education in Public Schools

Reflecting on the third week of the '15 Louisiana Legislative Session and planning for the week ahead... The Louisiana Legislature heard two issues during this past week that the LCCB has consistently spoken to: MEDICAID EXPANSION and SEX EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.  Each of these issues yielded unwelcome outcomes as Medicaid Expansion failed in both House and

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