Rep. Nancy Landry (R-Lafayette) is the 2016 chair of Louisiana’s House Education Committee.
In 2012, Landry was responsible for the motion to require teachers who attended House education hearings to first tell what kind of leave they had taken from their classrooms in order to be present at a public hearing held in the middle of the school day.
No other Louisiana legislative committee before or since has required members of the public who wished to speak before a legislative committee to declare the details of how they came to be present before the committee.
Landry could have offered a motion to reconvene education hearings at a time when school was not in session, but she did not do so.
Now, in 2016, she is the House Ed chair, compliments of House Speaker, Taylor Barras (R-New Iberia).
As of this writing, Landry has only a single piece…
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