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  • New House speaker has kept low profile as a state lawmaker 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 6:18 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - As a rank-and-file lawmaker, Louisiana's new House Speaker Taylor Barras wasn't one to seek the spotlight. The Republican from New Iberia never chaired a committee, and he wasn't the face of high-profile debates during his first eight years in office.