Edwards' plan, released a day earlier, recommends cutting about $60 million in state agencies and using more than $240 million in reserves and other financing to close the $304 million deficit for the budget year that ends June 30 ...
Feb. 7, 2017 10:37 AM
The governor's plan, released Monday, would use $119 million from the "rainy day" fund and about $100 million in other financing to help close the $304 million deficit ...
Feb. 6, 2017 11:38 AM
LSU expects to have a contractor hired by June. The first crop is expected to be ready by the end of 2017 ...
Feb. 6, 2017 11:26 AM
In exchange, they would get long-term payments from the state, either through tolls or some other revenue source ...
What constitutes a budget cut? While the answer seemingly should be simple, like nearly anything else in the Louisiana Capitol, it depends on perspective ...
Feb. 3, 2017 11:35 AM
Former VA Secretary David LaCerte this week filed a lawsuit in which he accused Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera and Inspector General Stephen Street of writing an inaccurate report and unfairly attacking his military record ...
Jan. 27, 2017 02:37 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards laid out his reasoning to lawmakers Friday for a deficit-closing special session, saying he won't seek tax increases to close the $304 million gap and will try to protect education programs from cuts ...
Jan. 23, 2017 03:13 PM
The proposed pipeline would cross 11 parishes ...
Jan. 19, 2017 04:24 PM
Rep. Lance Harris released a spreadsheet Thursday recommending how to make $304 million in cuts without calling lawmakers into a special session ...
Jan. 13, 2017 02:19 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is struggling with a problem that has become all too common for Louisiana's governors: How do you pick the winners and losers among disaster victims as you divvy up federal aid? ...

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