North La. medical clinics may close under proposed cuts

Rep. John Schroder, R-Covington, debating a bill on the House floor Tuesday. Photo by D.B. Narveson

By Justin DiCharia

BATON ROUGE — Medical clinics in Monroe, Alexandria, Shreveport and rural areas in northern Louisiana may have to shutter their doors under the current proposed $39 million cut to the center’s budget, LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport Interim Chancellor G.E. Ghali told Manship School News Service Tuesday.

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