Dardenne: State’s contracts will not be wiped clean

By Jack Richards

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said he would not eliminate every state contract and start from scratch like Rep. Lance Harris’, R-Alexandria, desires, but he would continue to review all the contracts to identify savings.

At issue is an attempt by the Legislature to reduce spending by eliminating or discounting some of the approximately 15,000 state contracts plus another 5,000 in the LSU System.

Read the story in The Town Talk