JINDAL BUDGET RETORE-LEX

JINDAL BUDGET RETORE-LEX

THIS AFTERNOON... GOVERNOR BOBBY JINDAL'S ADMINISTRATION RELEASED A NEW PROPOSAL TO RESTORE BUDGET FUNDING FOR SEVERAL PROGRAMS..

WHEN THE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE TAKES UP THE BUDGET ON MONDAY, THE PROPOSAL WILL NOW INCLUDE 700-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENINGS AT L-S-U HOSPITALS.

ONE-MILLION DOLLARS TOWARDS THE FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAM.

ONE-PONT ONE MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE SENIOR PRESCRIPTION PROGRAM.

AND, ONE-POINT THREE MILLION DOLLARS IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE STATE POLICE'S CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT UNIT.