Committee takes up issue related to new school district proposal

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The long journey for those in support of a new Southeast Baton Rouge School District continues at the Louisiana Capitol.

SB 73 by Sen. Bodi White, R-Baton Rouge, which calls for a constitutional amendment or statewide vote on the issue, is slated to be heard by the House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure.

SB 199, which creates the district and was also written by White, has not yet been scheduled to be heard on the House floor.

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