Minden Press-Herald

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Budget shapes up, sans Jindal

BATON ROUGE — House lawmakers moved ahead Monday with the outlines of a bipartisan budget compromise while sidelining Gov. Bobby Jindal, who opposes the negotiation framework because it would raise new dollars for state spending.

The House Ways and Means Committee advanced eight proposals to limit the tax breaks doled out by the state, as a way to fill budget holes as part of attempts to broker a deal between House Republicans and Democrats.

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