Proposed Cuts could mean furloughs for UL System, Ag Center

By Justin DiCharia

BATON ROUGE — Higher education leaders indicated Tuesday there would be furloughs for the University of Louisiana System and consolidation LSU AgCenter’s research and extension services — perhaps even terminations — under the newly proposed cuts by Gov. John Bel Edwards.

State agencies got the bad news earlier in the day of the governor’s proposed budget reductions starting July 1 to help close at $750 million revenue projected shortfall.

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