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Lawmakers say budget process needs change


State Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma, speaks Tuesday at the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Houma.
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By Aaren Gordon
Staff Writer
Published: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7:40 p.m.

Several members of the local legislative delegation agreed Tuesday that the state has to change its budget structure as it faces a $1.6 billion deficit for the coming fiscal year.

Addressing the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce, Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, said the state cannot continue to use patchwork financing with one […]

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