8 years of Jindal budgets putting pressure on lawmakers

By Samuel Carter Karlin and Justin DiCharia

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana lawmakers in every prism of the political spectrum are reeling from what they say are the pitfalls of eight years of budgets which one lawmaker said were constructed with “spit, tape, and gum.”

And as those legislators now grapple with a $600 million budget shortfall, “honest” budget practices are putting pressure on them to make either painful cuts or raise taxes.

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