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Louisiana drug courts at risk if bill slashing judiciary budget signed into law

Bruce Haring May 23, 2016, 8:52pm

NEW ORLEANS - Hundreds of drug offenders may clog jails and add millions of dollars in incarceration costs if proposals to slash the state judiciary budget are approved, according to one stakeholder in the existing system.

Relocation of Louisiana's attorney general's staff aims to save taxpayer dollars

Michael Carroll Feb. 29, 2016, 9:33am

NEW ORLEANS – The budget-tightening move to relocate personnel in the Attorney General’s Office to unoccupied space in the Benson Tower building near the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will save the state more than $300,000 annually, but the one-time moving costs have yet to be tallied, state officials said this week.

Community health center sues attorney after legislative auditor finds overbilling of legal services

Kyle Barnett Sep. 19, 2013, 5:02pm

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