NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, JANUARY 25, 2019 –┬áThe sponsor of sports betting legislation said Friday he is open to dedicating revenue from the enterprise for early childhood education, which is suddenly getting a push from a wide range of state and local leaders.

Gov. John Bel Edwards, the president of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the New Orleans City Council are all touting the need for new early childhood dollars. Read more.