"I’m Cajun" bill passed, proceeds to support CODOFIL - KLFY News 10

"I’m Cajun" bill passed, proceeds to support CODOFIL

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New legislation allowing Louisianans to declare their Cajun lineage on their driver's licenses has been approved by the house committee on transportation, highways and public works.    

The bill sponsored by Senator Fred Mills would allow citizens to put "I'm a Cajun" below the photo on their id.      

The fee will cost five dollars a year and 20 dollars for four years.      

The money raised would go to helping the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana also known as CODOFIL.      

The organization lost major funding in the last round of state budget cuts.  The bill was passed through the senate and now heads to the house floor for consideration.


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