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Members of the House Appropriations Committee listen to testimony about the state operating budget as lawmakers meet in a special session to craft next year's spending plan, on Monday, June 12, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, the governor's chief budget adviser, left, and Barbara Goodson, deputy commissioner of administration, speak about the budget in the House Appropriations Committee, on Monday, June 12, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Rep. Jack McFarland, R-Winnfield, left asks questions about the state operating budget as Rep. Steve Pylant, R-Winnsboro, listens in the House Appropriations Committee, on Monday, June 12, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Commissioner of Higher Education Joe Rallo, right, and other public college system leaders listen to the budget debate in the House Appropriations Committee, on Monday, June 12, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Members of the public await their turn to speak to the House Appropriations Committee, asking lawmakers to steer more money to services for people with developmental disabilities, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Sandee Winchell, executive director of the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council, speaks to members of the public who were asking the House Appropriations Committee to steer more money to services for people with disabilities, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Rep. Tony Bacala, R-Prairieville, asks questions as the House Appropriations Committee opened its budget hearings at the state Capitol on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte).

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Representatives Jerome "Zee" Zeringue, R-Houma, left, and Tony Bacala, R-Prairieville, listen to testimony as the House Appropriations Committee opened its budget hearings on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at the state Capitol in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Representatives Tony Bacala, R-Prairieville, left, and Jack McFarland, R-Jonesboro, talk as the House Appropriations Committee opened its budget hearings on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at the Capitol in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Kansas state Rep. Sydney Carlin, left, D-Manhattan, makes a point during a House Appropriations Committee discussion of budget issues, as Rep. Don Schroeder, right, R-Hesston, watches, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. The committee has endorsed budget-balancing proposals that would allow the state to avoid cutting education funding (AP Photo/John Hanna)

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House Appropriations Committee member Robert Huddleston, D-Sumner, questions House Education Committee member Richard Bennett, R-Long Beach, about specific contents within House Bill No. 1294, an unfinished piece of legislation that brings forward code sections of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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House Appropriations Committee member Steve Holland, D-Plantersville, questions House Education Committee member Richard Bennett, R-Long Beach, about specific contents within House Bill No. 1294, an unfinished piece of legislation that brings forward code sections of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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House Education Committee member Richard Bennett, R-Long Beach, grips House Bill No. 1294, as he speaks with reporters following his successfully getting the House Appropriations Committee to pass the bill Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., left, and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., make their presentations ready on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

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Rep. Johnny Berthelot, R-Gonzales, asks questions about the depletion of a state health insurance fund during a meeting of the House Appropriations Committee on Monday, May 5, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Rep. Rogers Pope, R-Denham Springs, asks questions about the depletion of a state health insurance fund during a meeting of the House Appropriations Committee on Monday, May 5, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Erin Bendily, assistant superintendent with the Department of Education, and Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White review budget information provided to the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Kathy Kliebert, left, speaks to Rep. Bubba Chaney, R-Rayville, before her budget presentation on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. The House Appropriations Committee raised concerns about Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal for the health department next year. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Lawmakers hear a Department of Health and Hospitals budget presentation on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. The House Appropriations Committee raised concerns about Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal for the health department next year. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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Rep. Rogers Pope, R-Denham Springs, left, and Rep. Ted James, D-Baton Rouge, review Department of Health and Hospitals budget documents on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. The House Appropriations Committee raised concerns about Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal for the health department next year. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)