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Senate approves $300M for new Mississippi River bridge, still needs to pass through House

1 month 2 weeks 2 days ago Sunday, May 15 2022 May 15, 2022 May 15, 2022 5:18 PM May 15, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Sunday, the Senate Committee on Finance approved a spending plan that included $300 million to be used for the new bridge.

Teachers will also get a $1,500 pay raise, which is $500 less than the Governor wanted.

The budget now moves to the Senate floor for a vote later in the week. If it is passed, it will move to the House then to Governor Edward's desk. 

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