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Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana will have another $300 million surplus

Source: - Aug 1, 2019

Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday indicated Louisiana will likely have another roughly $300 million budget surplus when the state closes the books on the fiscal year.

Speaking after a forum at the Louisiana Sheriffs' Association's annual event, where he faced off with GOP challenger Congressman Ralph Abraham, Edwards said the figure is based on preliminary numbers tracked by his budget office, but will not be finalized for another couple of weeks.

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