The longest day of the legislative year began with the Revenue Estimating Conference dashing some House members hopes for more money.
“Is there any reason to change that forecast?” REC chairman Jim Richardson asked.
“Based on what we’ve heard, it seems to me that there is no reason to change the forecast,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne responded.
“Mr. Chairman, I would agree,” House Speaker Taylor Barras responded, with a sigh.