Louisiana fiscal hawks

February 24, 2014

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Education leaders agree that state needs more need-based scholarships; Lawmakers describe Jindal’s budgeting tactics as “money laundering”; State takes money from the blind to pay legal expenses; State officials want to keep source of execution drugs kept secret; and Tonight in Metairie: Panel on Mass Incarceration. $14 million – The actual proposed increase in state funding for higher education, once tuition and “annualization” of one-time funding is stripped out.  (Source: LBP)