Bills that contain deeper cuts than Governor wanted head to House floor
Posted on 2/15/2017 5:59:00 PM.

The House Appropriations Committee approved legislation on Wednesday that takes only $74 million from the rainy day fund, instead of the $119 million the governor recommended. The vote comes after a heated back and forth between the governor’s chief budget advisor and Republican lawmakers.

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State lawmaker launches website for public to report cases of wasteful taxpayer spending
Posted on 2/14/2017 4:51:00 AM.

A new website seeks to reduce wasteful spending in state government. Covington Representative John Schroder launched StopLouisianaWaste.com to allow individuals to anonymously report state government waste.

“You would think at this stage in the game we would have squeezed out all the inefficiencies that exist in Baton Rouge, but that just doesn’t seem to be the case,” Schroder said.

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Covington Rep. John Schroder first to announce candidacy in race for State Treasurer
Posted on 1/9/2017 11:53:00 AM.
We just got over a historic election cycle, but there is another big race kicking off in Louisiana for state treasurer as John Kennedy exits for US Senate. Today, Covington Representative John Schroder announced his candidacy for the job.
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Lawmakers approve Jindal's budget deficit plan
Posted on 11/20/2015 12:18:00 PM.
The joint legislative budget committee approves Governor Bobby Jindal’s proposal to close a 487-million dollar budget deficit. The plan calls for cuts to state agencies, patchwork financing and tapping into the rainy day fund. Senate president John Alario says it’s not a perfect plan, but it puts something in place until a new governor takes over in January…
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