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Legislators Restore Museum Funding

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The museum has received good news thanks to the commitment of some North Louisiana legislators in helping preserve and restore the state military history.

The museum had anticipated the possibility of losing its $75,000 operating budget until three legislators helped to restore the funding. State Sen. Bob Kostelka, and state Reps. Hollis Downs and Rick Gallot were also instrumental in getting $3.7 million in House Bill 2 set aside in Priority 3 funding to begin the process of Ruston's dream of building a new home for the museum.

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