Senate bill to streamline state bureaucracy presented to Task Force commission

By Jack Richards

BATON ROUGE — An idea to take political expediency out of streamlining state bureaucracy took root Friday, ironically when both chambers of the Louisiana Legislature were on holiday.

Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach presented a bill by Sen. Ronnie Johns, R-Lake Charles, at the weekly meeting of the Task Force on Structural Changes in the Budget and Tax Policy that would create a uniquely powerful commission independent of the Legislature.

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