Legislative leaders are expressing concern about the cuts to health-care programs in the governor’s $24.2 billion proposed state operating budget.
However, members of House and Senate budget committees said they do not have an alternative spending plan for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
Senate President Joel Chaisson II, D-Destrehan, said there still is time for legislators to develop their own agenda. [Advocate, 2-18-2010]
Umm, yeah, y'all might want to get crackin' on that.