Leader of the House of Representatives says primary focus is on the session at hand.
House Speaker Jill Krowinski and President Pro Tempore Becca Balint say housing, workforce development, child care and broadband access are focus of 2021 session.
After five terms in the legislature, representative calls serving his district "an honor and a pleasure."
Trained as a mechanic, Schexnayder owns Car Craft and Rubber Company Automotive in Sorrento in Ascension Parish.
From dodging bullets in Compton, Calif. to scoring touchdowns at UNLV, Frierson says his destiny was to serve and improve lives around him.
At present, 87 women serve in leadership roles nationwide—speaker of the House, president of the Senate, speaker pro tempore, Senate president pro tempore or majority or minority leader.
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Ninety women serve as speaker of the House, president of the Senate, speaker pro tem, Senate president pro tem, majority leader or minority leader for the 2021 legislative session. This is the highest number of women serving in leadership.