So many requests, so little money, Louisiana legislators say

Louisiana state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, warns that more projects have been approved than the state can afford.  Photo by Sarah Gamard.

By Caitie Burkes & Carrie Grace Henderson

BATON ROUGE — Last year, the Louisiana Legislature approved its annual laundry list of capital expenditures projects for state agencies and municipalities. Upon revisiting the list Tuesday (March 28), members of the House Ways and Means Committee issued a warning: Many are not going to make it.

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