AP – Barbour to reveal his new Miss. budget blueprint

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour holds a news conference Wednesday to reveal his new recommendations for the state budget.
His announcement comes six days before legislators return to Jackson to finish writing a $5.5 billion state spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Barbour released his initial budget in November, but lawmakers have rejected some of his ideas, including his proposal to merge the eight public universities into five.

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4/13/10