Working for District 96 in Baton Rouge

District 96 was moved into the Acadiana area as a result of the redistricting of the Louisiana Legislature following the 2010 Census. Prior to the 2011 redistricting, District 96 had been located in New Orleans. Terry Landry is the first representative of the re-configured district in its new home — Iberia, St. Martin and Lafayette parishes.

As State Representative for District 96, Terry has become a unique voice for a unique district. Here are photos taken over the past three sessions showing him working for his district.

Rep. Vincent Pierre (left) and Rep. Terry Landry discuss the business of the day during a brief break on the floor of the House of Representatives.

Rep. Vincent Pierre (left) and Rep. Terry Landry discuss the business of the day during a brief break on the floor of the House of Representatives.

Rep. Katrina Jackson of Monroe is chair of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus. She and Rep. Terry Landry are shown talking outside one of the House Committee Rooms.

Rep. Katrina Jackson of Monroe is chair of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus. She and Rep. Terry Landry are shown talking outside one of the House Committee Rooms.

Rep. Jerry Gisclair of Larose and Rep. Terry Landry talk at the back of the House Chamber.

Rep. Jerry Gisclair of Larose and Rep. Terry Landry talk at the back of the House Chamber.

Rep. Terry Landry and Rep. Dalton Honoré of Baton Rouge  (left) have sat next to each other for three years. Both men are currently serving in their first term in the House of Representatives.

Rep. Terry Landry and Rep. Dalton Honoré of Baton Rouge (left) have sat next to each other for three years. Both men are currently serving in their first term in the House of Representatives.

The podium at the front of the House of Representatives is where members go to advocate for or against bills that are up for discussions and votes. Rep. Terry Landry is a strong and clear voice in the House whose opinion is respected and valued.

The podium at the front of the House of Representatives is where members go to advocate for or against bills that are up for discussions and votes. Rep. Terry Landry is a strong and clear voice in the House whose opinion is respected and valued.

The work of legislators is not confined to a single chamber in the Capitol. In order for a bill to become law, it must be approved in both chambers. Here, Rep. Terry Landry is shown speaking in the Senate to two Senators while colleagues from the House listen in.

The work of legislators is not confined to a single chamber in the Capitol. In order for a bill to become law, it must be approved in both chambers. Here, Rep. Terry Landry is shown speaking in the Senate to two Senators while colleagues from the House listen in.

Members of the House can ask questions during floor debates on bills from their desks. Rep. Terry Landry is shown asking a question after being recognized by the Speaker of the House, Chuck Kleckley.

Members of the House can ask questions during floor debates on bills from their desks. Rep. Terry Landry is shown asking a question after being recognized by the Speaker of the House, Chuck Kleckley.

Before bills can get to the floor of the House, they must be approved by a committee designated by the Speaker. Rep. Terry Landry is shown testifying on a bill under consideration by a House committee.

Before bills can get to the floor of the House, they must be approved by a committee designated by the Speaker. Rep. Terry Landry is shown testifying on a bill under consideration by a House committee.

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