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Louisiana state lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to a supplemental spending plan that will send $85 million to the state’s bankrupt unemployment insurance trust fund and earmarked $22 million for pet projects in lawmakers' home districts.

Why The GOP Is Winning The Statehouse War

Jan 15, 2014

Texas is one of 23 states in which Republicans have control of both the state legislature and the governor's office.
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