Louisiana Political News Wire
Delegation gains seniority
WASHINGTON — The Louisiana congressional delegation entered the 113th Congress last week with one person fewer, but with a little more overall seniority. The state lost a seat in Congress because of stagnant population growth, but each member of the now eight-person delegation won re-election, and several of the members are gaining in leadership positions. “Even though we’re a small delegation, we’ll continue to punch above our weight,” U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, said.
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