Group trying to rally support for Louisiana science museum
August 2, 2020
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A group of Louisiana residents are trying to drum up support for reopening the Lafayette Science Museum, which the mayor says the city can't afford to keep up and running.
Renee Sonnier and Blake Lagneaux are among those hoping to bring attention to the museum now that it's on the chopping block. KATC-TV reports that Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory announced layoffs at the museum in May, saying there isn't enough funding for it.
"I don't want the opportunity to go by where citizens find themselves in a position that the museum has closed, and they're hearing...