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HB 1 - Establishes Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 - Louisiana Key Vote

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Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that establishes a budget for fiscal year 2018-2019.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires a 24.2 percent cut to all state agencies from the state general fund (Sec. 18).

  • Requires a 30 percent cut in funding for the TOPS program, rather than the house's proposal for a 20 percent cut (Schedule 19).

  • Repeals provisions in the House's version of the bill that cut funding for healthcare such as public-private partnership hospitals and nursing home costs for low income individuals (Schedule 09).

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Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a budget for fiscal year 2018-2019.

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates $1.2 billion to the Student-Centered Goals Program, which provides financial resources to local education agencies and schools for early childhood programs and K-12 activities (Schedule 19).

  • Requires a 20% cut in funding for the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) in order to fund other higher education priorities (Schedule 19).

Title: Establishes Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

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