The Rundown: Cassidy continues with Obamacare alternative push; House speaker looks for budget options; and more in Louisiana politics

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Today in The Rundown: U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy continues to pursue health care reform, though the clock is ticking and the

Today in The Rundown: U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy continues to pursue health care reform, though the clock is ticking and the outlook isn't great; House Speaker expresses optimism that a budget deal will happen; and everything else you need to know in Louisiana politics today.

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Countdown…

Days until the Louisiana treasurer's election: 30

Days until the runoff in the treasurer's race, if needed: 65

Days until the 2018 regular legislative session begins: 180

The News

LaLege: Louisiana House speaker hopes to have tax plan by January: http://bit.ly/2h1JxgX

Health Care: Cassidy, Graham unveil Obamacare replacement bill. http://bit.ly/2h5AdJb

PSC: Forum is mostly about party unity. http://bit.ly/2f7b8wT

Happening this week

Today

  • Louisiana Board of Ethics meets at 2:30 p.m. in the Griffon Room of the Lasalle Building in Baton Rouge. (Agenda)
  • Campaign finance reports for the Oct. 14 election are due.
  • Governor's schedule: Gov. John Bel Edwards meets with business leaders and local officials in Shreveport.

Friday

  • Louisiana Felony Class System Task Force meets at 10 a.m. Room 1.
  • Louisiana Board of Ethics meets at 9 a.m. in the LaBelle Room of the LaSalle Building in Baton Rouge. (Agenda)

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