Minden Press-Herald

Monday
Sep 22nd

Jindal issues budget cuts

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has laid out plans to strip $46 million in state funds from next year's budget, largely from higher education and health services, to finish balancing the spending plans as required by lawmakers.

The 2013-14 budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 approved by the Legislature requires $20 million in cuts across state agencies and additional cuts to health care programs, but leaves the reductions to the Jindal administration to implement.

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