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The Advocate
Key provision of House budget 'unworkable, unconstitutional, ill advised,' Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration saysstart over on the budget that takes effect July 1. “We have a wholly unaccepta
Key provision of House budget 'unworkable, unconstitutional, ill advised,' Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration says
The Advocate / Posted 8 hours ago
start over on the budget that takes effect July 1. “We have a wholly unacceptable budget,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne told the Senate Finance Committee during a briefing Thursday. The Louisiana Legislature has until June 6 to... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirelystart over on the budget that takes effect July 1. “We have a wholly unaccepta
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirely
The Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
start over on the budget that takes effect July 1. “We have a wholly unacceptable budget,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne told the Senate Finance Committee during a briefing Thursday. The Louisiana Legislature has until June 6 to... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
TOPS scholarships now 66% underfunded, according to La. commissionerHouse lawmakers moved money around to bring the amount of TOPS funding to 75 pe
TOPS scholarships now 66% underfunded, according to La. commissioner
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 12 hours ago
House lawmakers moved money around to bring the amount of TOPS funding to 75 percent, but Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne says the move was unconstitutional and the $100 million must be moved back. "You can't just move the same... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
La. governor asks Senate to throw out all House budget changesis calling for the Senate to throw out the changes the House made to the budget
La. governor asks Senate to throw out all House budget changes
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 hours ago
is calling for the Senate to throw out the changes the House made to the budget. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne did not have a lot of good things to say about the House changes to the Senate Finance Committee Thursday. He... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
La. governor asks Senate to throw out all House budget changesis calling for the Senate to throw out the changes the House made to the budget
La. governor asks Senate to throw out all House budget changes
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 15 hours ago
is calling for the Senate to throw out the changes the House made to the budget. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne did not have a lot of good things to say about the House changes to the Senate Finance Committee Thursday. He... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
La. governor asks Senate to throw out all House budget changesis calling for the Senate to throw out the changes the House made to the budget
La. governor asks Senate to throw out all House budget changes
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 16 hours ago
is calling for the Senate to throw out the changes the House made to the budget. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne did not have a lot of good things to say about the House changes to the Senate Finance Committee Thursday. He... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
TOPS scholarships now 66% underfunded, according to La. commissionerHouse lawmakers moved money around to bring the amount of TOPS funding to 75 pe
TOPS scholarships now 66% underfunded, according to La. commissioner
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 hours ago
House lawmakers moved money around to bring the amount of TOPS funding to 75 percent, but Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne says the move was unconstitutional and the $100 million must be moved back. "You can't just move the same... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
TOPS scholarships now 66% underfunded, according to La. commissionerHouse lawmakers moved money around to bring the amount of TOPS funding to 75 pe
TOPS scholarships now 66% underfunded, according to La. commissioner
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 18 hours ago
House lawmakers moved money around to bring the amount of TOPS funding to 75 percent, but Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne says the move was unconstitutional and the $100 million must be moved back. "You can't just move the same... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
TOPS scholarships now 66% underfunded, according to La. commissionerHouse lawmakers moved money around to bring the amount of TOPS funding to 75 pe
TOPS scholarships now 66% underfunded, according to La. commissioner
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 18 hours ago
House lawmakers moved money around to bring the amount of TOPS funding to 75 percent, but Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne says the move was unconstitutional and the $100 million must be moved back. "You can't just move the same... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirelystart over on the budget that takes effect July 1. “We have a wholly unaccepta
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirely
The Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
start over on the budget that takes effect July 1. “We have a wholly unacceptable budget,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne told the Senate Finance Committee during a briefing Thursday. The Louisiana Legislature has until June 6 to... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirelystart over on the budget that takes effect July 1. “We have a wholly unaccepta
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirely
The Advocate / Posted 21 hours ago
start over on the budget that takes effect July 1. “We have a wholly unacceptable budget,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne told the Senate Finance Committee during a briefing Thursday. The Louisiana Legislature has until June 6 to... Read more
9 related stories
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirelystart over on the budget that takes effect July 1. “We have a wholly unaccepta
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirely
The Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
start over on the budget that takes effect July 1. “We have a wholly unacceptable budget,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne told the Senate Finance Committee during a briefing Thursday. The Legislature has until June 6 to pass a... Read more
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The Advocate
Edwards administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirelyis in the process of sorting out what the House plan would mean for state servi
Edwards administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirely
The Advocate / Posted 23 hours ago
is in the process of sorting out what the House plan would mean for state services. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne on Thursday told the Senate panel that the budget that passed the House is “wholly unacceptable.” Edwards wants... Read more
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The Advocate
Edwards administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirelyis in the process of sorting out what the House plan would mean for state servi
Edwards administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirely
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
is in the process of sorting out what the House plan would mean for state services. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne on Thursday told the Senate panel that the budget that passed the House is “wholly unacceptable.” Edwards wants... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Governor asking senators to strip all House budget changesthe changes made to next year's nearly $26 billion budget by their colleagues i
Governor asking senators to strip all House budget changes
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
the changes made to next year's nearly $26 billion budget by their colleagues in the House. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne told the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday he'd like the panel to strip the House changes "in their... Read more
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The Advocate
Bill to give attorney general budget autonomy put on hold, may not get voteplan for executive branch agencies that details how public money will be spent,
Bill to give attorney general budget autonomy put on hold, may not get vote
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
plan for executive branch agencies that details how public money will be spent, said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. “We should have a single appropriations bill,” Dardenne said. The governor’s proposal is the base from which... Read more
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The Advocate
Mary Frey Eaton, a force in Baton Rouge civic life, culture and politics, dies at age 91convincing people.” “Whatever good has happened in Baton Rouge over my lifetim
Mary Frey Eaton, a force in Baton Rouge civic life, culture and politics, dies at age 91
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
convincing people.” “Whatever good has happened in Baton Rouge over my lifetime, Mary Frey Eaton had a hand in it,” said Jay Dardenne, Louisiana commissioner of administration who served on the Metro Council with Mary Frey Eaton. Even before... Read more
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The Advocate
Mary Frey Eaton, a force in Baton Rouge civic life, culture and politics, dies at age 91most. Baton Rouge has lost a great booster. The town is a little less without h
Mary Frey Eaton, a force in Baton Rouge civic life, culture and politics, dies at age 91
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
most. Baton Rouge has lost a great booster. The town is a little less without her.” State Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said Eaton “was the grand dame of Baton Rouge. … It was a pleasure to serve with her on the Metropolitan... Read more
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The Advocate
Cameron Henry’s budget effective, fiscally responsiblethey could do better jobs saving money and managing budget cuts if allowed more
Cameron Henry’s budget effective, fiscally responsible
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
they could do better jobs saving money and managing budget cuts if allowed more authority. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne expressed the same belief in committee hearings, citing his experience in office advancing this concept. It is... Read more
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The Advocate
Task force gives free hand to governor on taxesrecommendations did not call for the repeal or enactment of a specific tax prog
Task force gives free hand to governor on taxes
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
recommendations did not call for the repeal or enactment of a specific tax program. “It sets the appropriate parameters,” Jay Dardenne, the commissioner of administration and a task force member, said afterward. The task force made its... Read more
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The Advocate
Task force gives free hand to governor on taxesrecommendations did not call for the repeal or enactment of a specific tax prog
Task force gives free hand to governor on taxes
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
recommendations did not call for the repeal or enactment of a specific tax program. “It sets the appropriate parameters,” Jay Dardenne, the commissioner of administration and a task force member, said afterward. The task force made its... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
The State of Hollywood Southcap free tax incentive devised in 2002. "It was really going to be how we dive
The State of Hollywood South
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
cap free tax incentive devised in 2002. "It was really going to be how we diversified our economy and it did that," said Jay Dardenne, former lieutenant governor and current commissioner of administration. Louisiana put itself on the world... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
The State of Hollywood Southcap free tax incentive devised in 2002. "It was really going to be how we dive
The State of Hollywood South
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
cap free tax incentive devised in 2002. "It was really going to be how we diversified our economy and it did that," said Jay Dardenne, former lieutenant governor and current commissioner of administration. Louisiana put itself on the world... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
The State of Hollywood Southcap free tax incentive devised in 2002. "It was really going to be how we dive
The State of Hollywood South
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 8 days ago
cap free tax incentive devised in 2002. "It was really going to be how we diversified our economy and it did that," said Jay Dardenne, former lieutenant governor and current commissioner of administration. Louisiana put itself on the world... Read more
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The Advocate
Cameron Henry’s budget effective, fiscally responsiblethey could do better jobs saving money and managing budget cuts if allowed more
Cameron Henry’s budget effective, fiscally responsible
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
they could do better jobs saving money and managing budget cuts if allowed more authority. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne expressed the same belief in committee hearings, citing his experience in office advancing this concept. It is... Read more
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The Advocate
A legislative logjam of biblical proportionsNo more phony money, no gimmicks, but real state tax dollars paying for the rec
A legislative logjam of biblical proportions
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
No more phony money, no gimmicks, but real state tax dollars paying for the recurring costs of government. Former Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, one of state government’s most effective reformers and a Republican, also champions budgetary reality as... Read more
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The Advocate
Another special session necessary? Some Louisiana Republican lawmakers skepticalother reductions. “There’s a lot of confusion over whether and how this can be
Another special session necessary? Some Louisiana Republican lawmakers skeptical
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
other reductions. “There’s a lot of confusion over whether and how this can be done,” said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. “We have questions over that.” Citing Edwards’ push for more revenue, Dardenne said that the House’s $100... Read more
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The Advocate
‘Fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’:Louisiana Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82Recreation and Tourism and other related functions under the lieutenant governo
‘Fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’:Louisiana Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Recreation and Tourism and other related functions under the lieutenant governor, said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, who also has served as lieutenant governor. Legislators gave the lieutenant governor responsibility for... Read more
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The Advocate
GOP lawmakers are skeptical of the need for a second special sessionother reductions. “There’s a lot of confusion over whether and how this can be
GOP lawmakers are skeptical of the need for a second special session
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
other reductions. “There’s a lot of confusion over whether and how this can be done,” said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. “We have questions over that.” Citing Edwards’ push for more revenue, Dardenne said that the House’s $100... Read more
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The Advocate
Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as ‘fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’Recreation and Tourism and other related functions under the lieutenant governo
Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as ‘fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Recreation and Tourism and other related functions under the lieutenant governor, said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, who also has served as lieutenant governor. Legislators gave the lieutenant governor responsibility for... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Gov. Edwards, La. Attorney General fight over BP settlement moneyKennedy over who should get a cut BP's first settlement payout to the state of
Gov. Edwards, La. Attorney General fight over BP settlement money
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 10 days ago
Kennedy over who should get a cut BP's first settlement payout to the state of $20 million. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said he does not understand why there is so much confusion. "Clearly every dollar that comes into the state... Read more
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The Advocate
Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as ‘fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’Recreation and Tourism and other related functions under the lieutenant governo
Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as ‘fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Recreation and Tourism and other related functions under the lieutenant governor, said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, who also has served as lieutenant governor. Legislators gave the lieutenant governor responsibility for... Read more
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The Advocate
Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as ‘fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’industry and efforts from a state office to the lieutenant governor’s responsib
Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as ‘fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
industry and efforts from a state office to the lieutenant governor’s responsibility, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said. Recalling that Freeman was a member of the LSU boxing team in the 1950s — he was a two-time NCAA... Read more
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The Advocate
Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as ‘fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’industry and efforts from a state office to the lieutenant governor’s responsib
Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as ‘fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
industry and efforts from a state office to the lieutenant governor’s responsibility, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said. Recalling that Freeman was a member of the LSU boxing team int he 1950s — and later inducted into the LSU... Read more
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The Advocate
Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as ‘fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’industry and efforts from a state office to the lieutenant governor’s responsib
Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as ‘fair-minded,’ ‘big-hearted fellow’
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
industry and efforts from a state office to the lieutenant governor’s responsibility, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said. Recalling that Freeman was a member of the LSU boxing team int he 1950s — and later inducted into the LSU... Read more
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The Houma Courier
House wants to divert fee money to help pay for TOPSwe think is substantively and procedurally flawed," the governor's chief budget
House wants to divert fee money to help pay for TOPS
The Houma Courier / Posted 11 days ago
we think is substantively and procedurally flawed," the governor's chief budget adviser, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, told the Senate Finance Committee on Sunday. But if the Senate decides to undo the proposal, cuts could worsen... Read more
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The Daily Comet
House wants to divert fee money to help pay for TOPSwe think is substantively and procedurally flawed," the governor's chief budget
House wants to divert fee money to help pay for TOPS
The Daily Comet / Posted 11 days ago
we think is substantively and procedurally flawed," the governor's chief budget adviser, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, told the Senate Finance Committee on Sunday. But if the Senate decides to undo the proposal, cuts could worsen... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
House would divert fees income to fund TOPScut that falls heavily on transportation, public safety and health agencies.The
House would divert fees income to fund TOPS
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
cut that falls heavily on transportation, public safety and health agencies.The governor's chief financial adviser Jay Dardenne told the Senate Finance Committee that the maneuver was "substantively and procedurally flawed."But if the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
House wants to divert fee money to help pay for TOPScut that falls heavily on transportation, public safety and health agencies. T
House wants to divert fee money to help pay for TOPS
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
cut that falls heavily on transportation, public safety and health agencies. The governor's chief financial adviser Jay Dardenne told the Senate Finance Committee that the maneuver was "substantively and procedurally flawed." But if the... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana senators voice concerns over House budget plan, including possible ‘fund sweep’ for TOPS moneyfinances for the coming year. “The budget is still really problematic from our
Louisiana senators voice concerns over House budget plan, including possible ‘fund sweep’ for TOPS money
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
finances for the coming year. “The budget is still really problematic from our standpoint,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said Sunday, adding that the Senate has “a lot of work to do” on the budget that will go into effect July 1. A... Read more
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The Advocate
Senators begin hashing out own version of state budget, voice concerns over House planfinances for the coming year. “The budget is still really problematic from our
Senators begin hashing out own version of state budget, voice concerns over House plan
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
finances for the coming year. “The budget is still really problematic from our standpoint,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said Sunday, adding that the Senate has “a lot of work to do” on the budget that will go into effect July 1. A... Read more
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The Advocate
No 'shiny, new' buildings and legislative pet projects; state dollars this year reserved for roads and repairsthe governor recommends to the state Bond Commission which projects should be f
No 'shiny, new' buildings and legislative pet projects; state dollars this year reserved for roads and repairs
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
the governor recommends to the state Bond Commission which projects should be funded, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said after the news conference. Follow Rebekah Allen on Twitter, @rebekahallen. For more coverage of government... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
In budget debate, House picks safety net hospitals over TOPSCommissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, left, House Speaker Taylor Barras,
In budget debate, House picks safety net hospitals over TOPS
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, left, House Speaker Taylor Barras, center, and Senate President John Alario speak ahead of a meeting of the state's income forecasting panel, on Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. The Revenue... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
La. House debates budget bills; No changes to next year's revenue forecast, REC saysworking means that tax revenue will dip. "Both economists thought we were on t
La. House debates budget bills; No changes to next year's revenue forecast, REC says
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 days ago
working means that tax revenue will dip. "Both economists thought we were on track, there's still uncertainty ahead," said Jay Dardenne, the commissioner of administration and a member of the REC. With that $600 million figure in mind, House... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Health secretary says hospital deals at riskCommissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, left, House Speaker Taylor Barras,
Health secretary says hospital deals at risk
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 14 days ago
Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, left, House Speaker Taylor Barras, center, and Senate President John Alario speak ahead of a meeting of the state's income forecasting panel, on Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. The Revenue... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
La. House debates budget bills; No changes to next year's revenue forecast, REC saysworking means that tax revenue will dip. "Both economists thought we were on t
La. House debates budget bills; No changes to next year's revenue forecast, REC says
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 14 days ago
working means that tax revenue will dip. "Both economists thought we were on track, there's still uncertainty ahead," said Jay Dardenne, the commissioner of administration and a member of the REC. With that $600 million figure in mind, House... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Health secretary says hospital deals at riskCommissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, left, House Speaker Taylor Barras,
Health secretary says hospital deals at risk
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, left, House Speaker Taylor Barras, center, and Senate President John Alario speak ahead of a meeting of the state's income forecasting panel, on Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. The Revenue... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Health secretary says hospital deals at riskCommissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, left, House Speaker Taylor Barras,
Health secretary says hospital deals at risk
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, left, House Speaker Taylor Barras, center, and Senate President John Alario speak ahead of a meeting of the state's income forecasting panel, on Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. The Revenue... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
La. House debates budget bills; No changes to next year's revenue forecast, REC saysworking means that tax revenue will dip. "Both economists thought we were on t
La. House debates budget bills; No changes to next year's revenue forecast, REC says
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 14 days ago
working means that tax revenue will dip. "Both economists thought we were on track, there's still uncertainty ahead," said Jay Dardenne, the commissioner of administration and a member of the REC. With that $600 million figure in mind, House... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
State revenue forecast unchanged by REC despite higher oil prices, tax hikesthat we have a $600 million dollar hole, and we have to fill that now, not late
State revenue forecast unchanged by REC despite higher oil prices, tax hikes
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 days ago
that we have a $600 million dollar hole, and we have to fill that now, not later,” said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. But despite what came out of the REC's meeting, some state lawmakers remain strongly opposed to another... Read more
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