Cuts to capital outlay budget a surprise to Edwards

By Justin DiCharia

BATON ROUGE — House Ways and Means Committee Chair Neil Abramson’s 378 amendments to the state capital outlay budget, eliminating hundreds of state and local government projects on top of the nearly $1 billion in projects the executive branch already excluded, came as a surprise to Gov. John Bel Edwards.

And the governor is not amused.

Read the story in The Shreveport Times