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  • Concerns About Jindal's Administrative Cutting CommunityCARE

    November 4, 2010 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lawmakers said Thursday they're concerned about the Jindal administration's plans to shut down a $16 million program that pays doctors to coordinate patient care. The program, called CommunityCARE, gives doctors, mainly pediatricians, an extra $3 monthly payment per patient to manage their care in the... more »
  • New Details About Impact of State Budget Cuts

    October 22, 2010 5:46 PM

    Three hundred health care workers and another 100 college employees will be laid off because Gov. Bobby Jindal cut the state budget by $107 million. The cuts were announced Friday to account for a deficit from the last fiscal year. Higher education took one-third of the cuts, about $35 million.... more »
  • LA Department of Education Announces Budget Cuts

    October 22, 2010 4:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La - Today, the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) outlined a cost savings plan of more than $6.3 million to address the state's mid-year deficit. While Department leaders say the cuts are necessary, they emphasized the support and commitment of the Governor's Office and the Division of Administration... more »
  • GOHSEP Announces Budget Cuts

    October 22, 2010 4:20 PM

    From GOHSEP: Today, the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) announced a $1,110,859 budget reduction plan that will ensure the agency can continue to deliver critical services and more value. Savings include eliminating unfilled vacancies in areas such as planning, operations, and regional support. Other savings include... more »
  • Jindal Not Expected to Take Long to Cut $107 Million Deficit

    October 22, 2010 12:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lawmakers have formally recognized the state's $107 million deficit, starting a 30-day clock on when Gov. Bobby Jindal must make cuts to rebalance the budget. Jindal isn't expected to take that long, because his budget office has already given state agencies the dollar figures... more »

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