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Louisiana: Senate Committee Reworks $17 Billion Spending Plan

June 16, 2003

The Louisiana Senate Finance Committee approved a nearly $17 billion budget Sunday night, balancing the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Among the amendments approved is the restoration of $720,000 to a condom distribution program that brings in federal cash for HIV/AIDS treatment. Senate President John Hainkel said he hoped the full Senate would take a look at the budget proposal on Wednesday. If the House does not agree to the Senate changes, a legislative compromise committee will hash out a final agreement.

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Adapted from:
Associated Press
06.16.03; Melinda Deslatte



This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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