and Kaylee Poche
LSU Manship School News Service
BATON ROUGE–With the first week of the special legislative session winding down, agreement on measures to solve the state’s looming $1 billion fiscal cliff still seems far away, as “voluntarily deferred” has quickly become the most commonly used phrase at the Capitol.
“Basically, nothing has happened,” Rep. Dustin Miller, D-Opelousas, said. “The Republicans are pretty much saying the only way they will pass some revenue measures is if we implement policies. A lot of those policies we don’t agree with.”
All four Medicaid-related bills presented Thursday to the House Health and Welfare Committee were