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Senator Dan Claitor
District - 16

  Welcome to my legislative Web page. I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to serve the people of District 16. I hope you find the information on the site useful. I am excited and optimistic about the opportunities that lie ahead for our district and our state. With your help we can move Louisiana forward. Feel free to contact me with your thoughts, concerns or ideas.

Senator Dan Claitor

 What's New...
...Topics of Interest

Justice Reinvestment Task Force

The Louisiana Justice Reinvestment Task Force was created by House Concurrent Resolution 82 of the 2015 Regular Session of the Legislature, and continued by House Concurrent Resolution 69 of the 2016 Regular Session, to undertake a comprehensive review of the state's adult criminal justice system and, using a data-driven approach, develop sentencing and corrections policy recommendations to reduce correctional populations and associated spending, to hold offenders accountable more efficiently, and to reinvest savings into strategies shown to decrease recidivism. 

Flood of 2016

Flood Victims Should Pre-Register for Benefits State Says (August 16, 2016)

How to Apply for Help with Flood Damage when you don't have Flood Insurance (August 16, 2016)

Only 1 in 8 EBR Residents have Flood Insurance, Meaning Many will Likely Bear Brunt of Losses (August 16, 2016)

...In The News

Change in special-education funding is subject of debate (June 18, 2015)

Bill requires charter schools to admit special-education students (June 18, 2015)

LSU Student Government releases first-ever legislative report card (June 16, 2015)

Our Views: Governor Bobby Jindal Should Sign the Claitor Bill, because it's a move toward responsible openness for future governors (June 11, 2015)

Governor's Office records bill clears final legislative hurdle (June 7, 2015)

Bill advances, would limit future governor's ability to shield records from public (May 21, 2015)

LSU students converge on Louisiana Capitol to rally against potentially devastating cuts to higher education (April 16, 2015)

...News Releases

Senator Claitor Discusses the Public's Response to his Effort to Repeal the Death Penalty (April 4, 2017)

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Senator Dan Claitor


District Office
8550 United Plaza Boulevard
Suite 702
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

District Phone
(225) 925-7630

(225) 925-7640

E-mail Address

Legislative Assistant
Sharon Hattier

Related Links:
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Questions and comments may be directed to websen@legis.la.gov
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.