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Lawmakers declare victory, but is Louisiana’s budget really sound?

JULY 2, 2018 | by Elizabeth Crisp | THE ADVOCATE (LOUISIANA)

 “… It's a familiar cycle for Louisiana, which has been in a near-perpetual budget crisis dating back decades. So why can't Louisiana's elected officials actually stabilize state spending with how much revenue it's collecting? 'I think we probably are eternal optimists,' Senate President John Alario … Louisiana lawmakers always seem to be looking to the next windfall …” 

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