one-time money en Insight: Jindal Budget Team Gets Creative to Make Ends Meet <p>As reporters and analysts dug deeper into the state budget proposal this week, the plan was scrutinized for it's creative financing, including using the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund as a pass-through account.</p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:37:32 +0000 Amy Jeffries & Robert Travis Scott 22851 at Bipartisan Budget Deal in the Works <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Thursday House Speaker Chuck Kleckley endorsed a plan that would raise revenue and cut spending.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.15;">Earlier this week, the budget was on track to avoid much debate on the floor, but it hit a snag on Tuesday.</span></p><p> Thu, 02 May 2013 21:03:44 +0000 Kelly Connelly 9830 at One-time Funds Nixed from Budget, Temporarily <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The House Appropriations Committee again called into question the way the </span>Jindal<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Administration crafts the state’s budget.</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p>On Monday the committee passed the budget bill and the funds bill, which allows for interagency transfers, the primary source of one-time funds.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 9653 at Jindal Budget Questioned by Ally <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Governor Bobby Jindal wants to utilize one-time funds to keep the state afloat. Jindal's proposed budget was unveiled&nbsp;Friday to the Legislature's Joint Committee on the Budget.</p><p>The Governor's budget it $24.7 billion in size.&nbsp;One-time funds make up only $424 million of it – but last year, the budget’s use of one-time funds was smaller than that, and those funds not coming through were partially to blame for mid-year budget cuts.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 23:26:50 +0000 Kelly Connelly 6589 at Jindal Budget Questioned by Ally What are One-Time Funds? <p></p><p></p><p>On Tuesday, two republican lawmakers filed suit against the state for using one-time revenues to balance the budget. Where does the money come from?<br> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 00:24:21 +0000 Kelly Connelly 4900 at What are One-Time Funds? Lawsuit Filed Over One-Time Money in Jindal Budget <p>Representatives Kirk Talbot and Cameron Henry have made waves about the constitutionality of the budget before. Talbot led a group of 19 GOP lawmakers that appealed to State Attorney General Buddy Caldwell with the same concerns last fall. Caldwell suggested the lawmakers go directly to the courts.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:30:04 +0000 Kelly Connelly 4877 at