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Retirement, education and Juban Crossing on Capitol agendas

3 years ago April 30, 2012 Apr 30, 2012 Monday, April 30 2012 Monday, April 30, 2012 8:06:17 AM CDT in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Mike Steele

BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers are scheduled to vote on another part of Governor Bobby Jindal's pension reform.

The bill would base retirement on a state worker's last five years of employment instead of the current three year window.

The House Education Committee is set to vote on a number of bills.   One eliminates extended sick leave for public school teachers and employees.  Another limits class size for K-4 classes and requires two teachers.

Senate Finance is scheduled to vote on a bill dealing with the Juban Crossing retail project.  It creates a special tax district.

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