penalties http://wwno.org en Lawmakers Ask NFL to Reconsider Saints Penalties http://wwno.org/post/lawmakers-ask-nfl-reconsider-saints-penalties <p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; The <font color="red">Louisiana</font> Legislature is asking the NFL to reconsider the penalties imposed on the New Orleans Saints because of its bounty program.</p><p>The formal request received final legislative passage with a 28-1 Senate vote Monday.</p><p>In the resolution, lawmakers say there is &quot;widespread public opinion throughout the state of <font color="red">Louisiana</font> and beyond that the penalties imposed upon the Saints are too harsh and should be reconsidered.&quot;</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 14:18:51 +0000 The Associated Press 11101 at http://wwno.org