Supporters of legalized marijuana made their long-shot pitch to Louisiana lawmakers Tuesday.
And then hell froze over.
"I believe that as our next Governor, I can have a bigger impact addressing the unique challenges and opportunities we face in Louisiana."
Louisiana's higher education leaders are asking Gov. Bobby Jindal to continue the current level of state financing for public colleges and to steer $40 million to a workforce investment fund in next year's budget.
State lawmakers don't convene their legislative session until March, but the unveiling of Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal this week sets the stage for the financial debates that inevitably form the session's central arguments.