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The Fifth Circuit dismissed a magazine’s challenge to a legislator’s refusal to issue its reporters media pass cards for the 2019 legislative session. The magazine regularly gave the legislator, who heads the office that issues press passes, an “F” rating and endorsed his challengers. However, the legislative session has already ended and it is not clear that the magazine will be denied again in 2020.

NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit dismissed a magazine’s challenge to a legislator’s refusal to issue its reporters media pass cards for the 2019 legislative session. The magazine regularly gave the legislator, who heads the office that issues press passes, an “F” rating and endorsed his challengers. However, the legislative session has already ended and it is not clear that the magazine will be denied again in 2020.

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