- Analysis: Credit rating agencies combing through La. budget Updated: Jul-05-15 7:26 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana lawmakers struck a budget deal that spared health care and colleges from deep cuts, lessened the reliance on quick fixes to stay afloat and won Gov. Bobby Jindal's signature. But was that enough to satisfy national credit rating agencies?
- Jindal agrees to legislative review of consulting contracts Updated: Jun-23-15 4:10 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lawmakers will have approval authority over consulting contracts signed across state agencies, in response to complaints about wasteful spending.
- Lawmakers' push to take control of construction budget fails Updated: Jun-16-15 3:51 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Talk of change for the way Louisiana spends its construction budgeting money fizzled in the final days of the legislative session.