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southernelite
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Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


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wickowick
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


Slowly coming around...





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tigerbait2010
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


Give it to LSU. I'm not biased at all





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burdman
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


Pretty cool.

Now, how long will it take them to spend it?







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Turkey_Creek_Tiger
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I would hope that they save it and lower our taxes, but I doubt that will happen.





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crankbait
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


Hopefully the will get BR more CATS buses





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ehidal1
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


$163 million more for LA Purchase card program





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TrueTiger
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


I want a tax refund.





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southernelite
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


Well they can only spend it on one offs or put it in the rainy day fund.





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dewster
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


I'd say commit it to higher Ed, rainy day fund, and highway rehab funding but we all know that by Christmas it will be adjusted to about $0.95.


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wickowick
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I'd say commit it to higher Ed, rainy day fund, and highway rehab funding


I agree with this...






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dewster
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


Jindal has line item vetoed some weird stuff, but he's allowed some questionable things too. I'm not sure if this is from fiscal restraint or growing tax revenue.

I guess we shouldn't complain either way.



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wickowick
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I'm not sure if this is from fiscal restraint or growing tax revenue.


Probably both...






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heartbreakTiger
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


Obama is going to take our surplus and give it to Detroit





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Choctaw
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Thanks Bobby


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upgrayedd
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


I guess this is the final piece of the puzzle Payush needed for his POTUS bid.





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Shrimp_PoBoy
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re: Louisiana posts $163mm budget surplus


They should give that money back to LSU for the 10-straight years of budget cuts it's had to make, causing it to cut numerous programs and course offerings while increasing the cost of tuition, however we all know the Republitard endgame is to make higher education unaffordable for 80% of the population, so increased state funding to universities isn't exactly in their gameplan.





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CITWTT
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Give it to LSU



Apportion it appropriately to the universities according to the percentage of cuts to their budgets endured.






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upgrayedd
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we all know the Republitard endgame is to make higher education unaffordable for 80% of the population


You finally figured it out






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boosiebadazz
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we all know the Republitard endgame is to make higher education unaffordable for 80%


I am praying this is a troll post and not something anyone actually believes.



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