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Louisiana lawmakers refuse to expand public records access

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Lawmakers on the House ethics committee on Tuesday backed Gov. Bobby Jindal's effort to keep most of his records hidden from public view, rejecting a proposal that would have limited the governor's expansive public records exemption. The House and Governmental Affairs voted 6-3 against the bill by Rep. Jerome "Dee" Richard, an independent from Thibodaux. Jindal...