public colleges http://wwno.org en Colleges, Health Care Face Cuts in House Budget http://wwno.org/post/colleges-health-care-face-cuts-house-budget <p>&nbsp;</p><p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; Gov. Bobby Jindal&#39;s top budget adviser says the $25 billion budget proposal passed by the House could force steep cuts in public colleges and health care, damaging services.</p><p>Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater outlined his concerns Monday to the Senate Finance Committee.</p><p>GOP lawmakers in the House forced reductions of $268 million more than the Republican Jindal administration and Democrats want, saying they didn&#39;t want to use one-time dollars to pay for ongoing expenses.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 14:24:52 +0000 The Associated Press 11102 at http://wwno.org