La. Treasurer Says State Needs To Make Cuts To Survive
Legislators get back down to business in Baton Rouge today as another week of meetings of the Legislature gets into full swing. Lawmakers are still considering hundreds of pieces of legislation aimed at curbing spending, eliminating positions and tax proposals as the state grapple's with a 1.6 billion dollar shortfall.
State Treasurer John Kennedy says there is a beginning place to start when looking to trim the budget, and he thinks just by not filling positions in state goverment, taxpayers will save: