Treasurer John Kennedy en Gov. Jindal Strips Dollars From Critic's Budget <div><p>BATON ROUGE &mdash; Treasurer <font color="red">John</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Kennedy</font>, a critic of the Jindal administration&#39;s financial policies, has found his budget cut with Gov. Bobby Jindal&#39;s line-item veto.</p><p>In his veto message, Jindal said he&#39;s stripping more than $511,000 from <font color="red">Kennedy&#39;s</font> budget next year to &quot;streamline&quot; the agency, to reflect spending patterns over the last three years and to strip money for four vacant jobs.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 17:04:56 +0000 The Associated Press 14094 at