Minden Press-Herald

Sep 17th

Legislators clash over House budget compromise

capitolState House Republicans are at odds over a bipartisan budget proposal that contains $329 million in cuts to tax break programs that largely benefit businesses, a compromise that has GOP lawmakers clashing with their governor, state party and traditional allies.

The divide within GOP ranks threatens to sink the House budget compromise, unless a bloc of conservative Republicans called the "fiscal hawks" that has been negotiating the budget deal with Democrats can hold its coalition together.

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