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The first regular legislative session during Jeff Landry's tenure as governor has come to an end


The first regular legislative session during Jeff Landry’s tenure as governor has ended, and publisher Jeremy Alford says it was a busy one.

Alford believes it was a significant test for Landry, and he asserts that Landry emerges from the session as Louisiana’s most powerful governor in modern history. One piece of legislation will especially be remembered.

Alford stated, "You know, I think the education reform bill is probably going to be a hallmark for Jeff Landry coming out of this session, but also likely for his first term in government."

On March 11th, 2024, Gov. Jeff Landry made his opening remarks as he asked lawmakers to change the state's education and insurance policies and put in a request for constitutional reform.

During the 2024 regular session, which commenced on March 11th and ended on Monday, June 3rd, 408 bills were passed, including 42 considered constitutional amendments/joint resolutions, and 9 were vetoed by the governor.

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A native of West Monroe, Lexi is a junior at the University of Louisiana Monroe where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in communications.