Deadline: The LSU Presidential Search Committee is expected to name its pick to replace former LSU President F. King Alexander this week. After conducting a series of public interviews, the committee selected three finalists for the job: Kelvin Droegemeier, a meteorologist and former policy adviser in the Trump and Obama administrations; University of Louisiana System President James Henderson, and University of South Carolina Provost William Tate. Read Daily Report’s coverage of the search here.
Tune in: John Spain, Baton Rouge Area Foundation executive vice president, will be interviewed on Yahoo Finance live at 10:30 a.m. today on its Infrastructure: Rebuilding America series. Spain will speak on the role of rail in rebuilding America’s infrastructure, and how the Baton Rouge to New Orleans passenger rail project is an example of that work. Watch the interview here.
Bipartisan deals: Months of debate by a study group created by Louisiana lawmakers to discuss police misconduct issues brought forth recommendations that would represent significant policy change for the state. The group had the formidable task of getting law enforcement leaders and groups alleging racial bias in policing to agree on substantive change. However, the study group’s hard-fought bipartisan deals appear to be smoothing the passage of the policy proposals in the Louisiana legislative session, according to a new Associated Press analysis. Read the full rundown of the law enforcement legislation.