Friday, 24 February 2017 21:53

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards 2017-18 Executive Budget overview,

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executive budgetOn Thursday, the John Bel Edwards administration released its executive budget.

Anticipated is a roughly $440 million dollar shortfall for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017.

The total revenues expected based upon the January revenue estimating conference for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 has decreased by $397.6 millionThe general fund requirement is roughly $9.9 billion, leaving the current unmet expenditure requirements are $440 million. 

Here is the Executive budget released by the administration including a break down of what is not to be funded..

Here is a video that breaks down the numbers.

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