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Accusations hurled over health dept. savings

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$67 million in savings ‘found’

Tryfon Boukouvidis
and Drew White
LSU Manship School News Service

BATON ROUGE – Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday accused officials from the Louisiana Department of Health of not disclosing around $67 million in savings to the House while acknowledging the money to the Senate in the previous special session.

“It seems historic that every year more money is found when the bill goes to the other side,” said Cameron Henry, R-Metairie and the chair of the Appropriations Committee.

“Knowing we had this money out there, we might have done something differently,” he added, complaining

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