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Live chat replay: State Rep. Walt Leger discusses New Orleans legislation

State Rep. Walt Leger III will be online Thursday at 1 p.m. to chat with Lens readers about issues before the Legislature, particularly those facing New Orleans.

Leger, an attorney who represents maritime clients, is a second-term Democrat from New Orleans. He’s the speaker pro tem and will be in the middle of any major issues affecting New Orleans during the legislative session.

Those issues include:

Other key issues in the session include:

Efforts led by conservatives to upend the state’s Common Core curriculum.

Live chat: Thursday at 1 p.m.

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