Newly approved site to track state spending

House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, to the left at the witness table, presenting his bill Tuesday to establish the Louisiana Checkbook website to provide greater transparency on state spending. (Photo: Devon Sanders / LSU Manship School News Service)

By Devon Sanders

The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved creating a new website to make state spending more transparent despite concerns by the Edwards administration over the more than $700,000 cost. The bill will move to the House for a vote.

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