Minden Press-Herald

Friday
Sep 19th

Senate backs spending plan for state surplus

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Senate on Monday backed a plan to use a $113 million state surplus to fill a gap in this year's Medicaid program, rather than repay the state's "rainy day" fund.

That proposal, approved 38-1, is at odds with the position of a group of conservative House Republicans who say the dollars should replenish the Budget Stabilization Fund as current law requires.

Subscribe to Read!
 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Facebook

Who's Online

We have 1529 guests and 2 members online