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Reynolds: Major cuts coming Monday

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Gov. John Bel Edwards will present his budget to a joint session of the legislature Monday, and State Rep. Gene Reynolds, D-Minden, said drastic cuts are expected.

“ In this meeting the administration has to present a budget with the current amount of predicted revenue for next year,” Reynold said. “The temporary clean penny and a few other temporary measures will expire on July 1 and that will leave a 1.1 billion dollar decrease in revenue.”

Reynolds said if the legislature does nothing, the Governor’s budget will be the one on which they cast votes during the regular legislative

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