"We all want every student who has benefited from TOPS to stay here and do great things," said Sen. Beth Mizell, a Republican from Franklinton. "But I think the onus is on Louisiana."
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"Rather than take a stand on principle," she said, "politicians' primary issue is going with what they see as the winner."
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