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Legislators, groups in favor of Tech-LSU consolidation
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With two bills currently in the state Legislature, the possibility of a merger between Louisiana Tech University and Louisiana State University at Shreveport will be coming up for a vote sooner or later.

House Bill 964, authored by District 13 Rep. Jim Fannin, and Senate Bill 527, authored by District 33 Sen. Mike Walsworth, both seek the approval of a merger of the two institutions into a single Tech university with two campuses, which in order to pass must receive a two-thirds vote from both the House and Senate.

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