The state's hugely successful Tax Amnesty Program has raked in nearly $450 million thus far, and that's more than enough to forestall the $248 million worth of cuts Gov. Jindal is projecting, mainly for higher education and health care.
Clearly, the governor has chosen to follow a radical conservative ideology instead of working to bolster education and provide adequate health care for the people of the state.
Read more here at the LFT Web site. Click here for a preliminary list of budget cuts, provided by Advocate reporter Michelle Millhollon.