Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, said he's looking at whether Louisiana can tap into its "rainy day" fund, which contains $359 million.
How big is Louisiana's deficit? Figure expected next month →
Many lawmakers — including Republican Senate President John Alario, who is opposed — have said they would rather focus on the state's $1.6 billion budget shortfall.
Bobby Jindal-backed religious objections bill scheduled for hearing →
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