and Devon Sanders
LSU Manship School News Service
BATON ROUGE–Emotions were raw Monday night as the special session collapsed after the able to raise major revenue to fund the state’s budget priorities.
In the final minutes of the session, an attempt to reconsider a bill that would have increased revenue by $504 million was blocked by Rep. Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, who acknowledged that he stayed at the microphone to use up the remaining time allotted for the session.
Democrats and several Republicans blamed the collapse on both Seabaugh for running out the clock in the final moments and Lance Harris, R-Alexandria and