colleges http://wwno.org en Budget Proposes $71M in Cuts to Louisiana Colleges http://wwno.org/post/budget-proposes-71m-cuts-louisiana-colleges <p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; <font color="red">Louisiana&#39;s</font> public colleges are facing cuts of at least $71 million in next year&#39;s budget proposal, as it awaits debate on the House floor this week.</p><p>Commissioner of Higher Education Jim Purcell said Monday that college leaders will be pushing a bill to allow the schools to raise fees on students to cover the gap.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 14:54:12 +0000 The Associated Press 10514 at http://wwno.org