BATON ROUGE — Louisiana House members agreed Monday to raise $70 million more for next year’s budget by lessening business tax breaks, then divvied up all the money raised in the tax special session with a spending plan to give most
of it to education and health care.

The proposal backed by the House in a 75-25 vote would add $284 million to the $26 billion state operating budget for the financial year that begins July 1, accounting for all the tax changes that have won both House and Senate support.

Students who receive awards from the TOPS college tuition program would get

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