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Stories with person: Buddy Roemer
  • Louisiana's current budget woes mirror 1988 financial gaps 
    Updated: Feb-11-16 5:02 am

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A new Louisiana governor inherits a massive budget mess, a state struggling with years of red ink that his predecessor patched through rather than fixing. Now, government services are on the chopping block, threatened with hefty reductions.