‘LSU Day’ comes at fitting time as legislators propose adding to TOPS in budget

An LSU banner hangs among the flags in the Capitol during the annual “LSU Day at the Capitol.” (Photo: Devon Sanders/LSU Manship School News Service)

By Kaylee Poche and Devon Sanders

Louisiana State University leaders picked a good moment to celebrate their annual “LSU Day at the Capitol,” coming right after both Gov. John Bel Edwards and House Republicans proposed adding more money for TOPS scholarships back into next year’s budget.

But after a painful decade of dealing with cuts in overall spending on higher education, officials from LSU’s campuses and medical schools in Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Eunice, Shreveport and New Orleans descended on the Capitol Tuesday to lobby for more stability.

Read the story in The Daily Advertiser.

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