Gov. Edwards Signs Slim Budget

Torrential Rains Bring Historic Floods To Southern Louisiana

After two special legislative sessions and with a third on the calendar, Louisiana has a new state budget after Governor John Bel Edwards signed it into law last Friday.

It makes serious cuts, including effectively shutting down the state's food stamps program. Other cuts would affect the state's foster care system and education funding.

The cuts can still be avoided if the legislature agrees on extending higher tax rates.

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Edwards Issues Call For 3rd Special Session Of 2018
Edwards Issues Call For 3rd Special Session Of 2018
Will begin Monday, June 18 and is scheduled to last a maximum of 10 days
La. Food Stamp Program Could End In 2019 Due To Budget Cuts
La. Food Stamp Program Could End In 2019 Due To Budget Cuts
As the budget stands right now, Department of Children and Family Services is taking approximate $34 million cut
Another Special Session - Again (LISTEN)
Another Special Session - Again (LISTEN)
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