Baton Rouge Business Report, citing a Lake Charles state lawmaker, is reporting that more state budgets cuts — on the heels of nearly $166 million in mid-year cuts announced in mid-December affecting mainly the poor and elderly — could happen if contingencies built into Gov. Bobby Jindal’s budget fail to materialize.

Rep. Brett Geymann, R-Lake Charles cites the administration’s anticipation that sale or lease of the New Orleans Adolescent Hospital would bring in $35 million although appraisals show it to be worth only about $21 million.

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