Representative Leger Named "Champion for Children"

The Childcare Association of Louisiana (CCAL) has named State Representative Walt Leger as the 2015 Champion for Children on Wednesday. CCAL has presented an award to Representative Leger.

CCAL is honoring Representative Leger for his tireless efforts in early childhood education this past legislative session. His efforts to raise the earned income tax credit for working families in Louisiana were extraordinary.

Representative Leger represents Orleans Parish and serves as Speaker Pro Tempore in the Louisiana House of Representatives. He is also a fierce advocate for early childhood education and serves on the House Education Committee.

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