Legislature working on water bill

By Jack Richards and Quint Forgey

BATON ROUGE — Northern Louisiana residents will have to wait for legislative action on dirty water after water companies pressured for the defeat of House Bill 823 this week.

Rep. Marcus Hunter, D-Monroe, pulled his bill after Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, deemed amendments to the bill not germane.

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