Reid's Record


FOR THE HEALTH OF OUR STATE: A Strong Fiscal Conservative


  • Made it a crime to falsify applications for assistance and benefits

  • Initiated a panel to review all state consulting contracts

  • Advocated transparency and reform in government spending, such as Medicaid reform, inter-agency fund transfer reports, and fund expenditures restrictions, standing up to the governor’s veto

  • Established the Government Transparency website

FOR THE HEALTH OF OUR PEOPLE: A Strong Social Conservative



  • Addressed hazing on college campuses 

  • Took on the scourge of human trafficking in our society

  • Restricted public funding of abortions and demanded stricter requirements for abortion facilities

  • Made adoptions more secure and affordable and provided for teacher maternity and adoptive leave

  • Increased penalties for sexual assault of persons with infirmities

  • Created a task force to study Louisiana’s current statewide system of healthcare delivery for Medicaid enrollees with serious mental illness 

  • Limited opioid prescriptions

  • Provided criminal penalties for failure to call 911 when present at the scene of a drug overdose

  • Implemented the Zero Suicide Initiative statewide

  • Limited liabilities for parents of children with exceptionalities

AN EFFECTIVE LEGISLATOR... Who Puts the Needs of the People Before Politics


  • Serving on the Appropriations Committee, Reid analyzes every item of the state budget for savings and efficiencies.


  • As a Member of the Commerce Committee, Reid influenced business regulation by addressing runaway licensing practices as well as banking and construction regulations.  Reid views all proposed legislation from his experience as a small business owner in our community.


  • As a Member of the Education Committee, Reid was instrumental in legislation that gives access to behavioral health services providers in schools, requires school crisis management and response plans provide parental notification in the event of a violent incident or emergency, supports foreign language immersion in public schools, expands education savings accounts for elementary and secondary schools tuition expenses, and secures the right of free expression to all speakers on college campuses.


  • Locally, Reid authored legislation effecting Madisonville’s library, improving Pelican Park, securing funding for the Safe Haven Project and Florida Parishes Human Services Authority, and implementing state funding for drainage improvements in Riverwood and Covington Country Club subdivisions.


  • Additionally, Reid has served on the Republican Caucus’ Policy Committee, Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, and his peers elected him to serve on the House Appropriations Committee. Reid also enjoys welcoming visitors to the Capitol as one of the francophone members of the Legislature. 





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