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What shortfall? Louisiana legislative agencies seek increase

Source: - Mar 30, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Staring down a budget shortfall that hits in July, Louisiana's legislative leaders aren't recommending cuts to their agencies but rather a nearly $12 million increase to their bottom line.

The budget proposal for legislative agencies, filed Thursday by House Speaker Taylor Barras, would spend $96.4 million in the 2018-19 financial year that begins July 1. That would be bumped up from the $84.8 million allocated this year for the House, Senate, legislative auditor and other offices that work for lawmakers.

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