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On the second to last day of a legislative session where several abortion restrictions easily cleared the Legislature, lawmakers approved a proposed constitutional amendment that could reenforce anti-abortion policies in the state. 

A bill to legalize betting on professional and college sports in Louisiana casinos started advancing in the Senate Tuesday.

“It’s not a big money maker, but if we don’t do it, it puts us at a distinct disadvantage,” Senator Danny Martiny (R-Metairie) told members of a Senate judiciary committee.