A look at Jindal's budget proposal by agency

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Associated Press

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Updated Saturday, Feb 23 at 7:35 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal unveiled his $24.7 billion budget proposal for the 2013-14 fiscal year. A look at the total budget recommended for some of the largest state agencies, compared to the state's budget in December:

—Executive Dept. (includes federal funding for hurricane response): $3.4 billion, a $532 million decrease.

—Dept. of Veterans Affairs: $57.4 million, a $57,533 decrease.

—Secretary of State's Office: $61.1 million, a $12 million decrease.

—Attorney General's Office: $54 million, a $9.7 million decrease.

—Dept. of Agriculture and Forestry: $73.7 million, an $8.6 million decrease.

—Dept. of Insurance: $30.6 million, a $570,152 decrease.

—Dept. of Economic Development: $41.8 million, a $16.2 million decrease.

—Dept. of Culture, Recreation and Tourism: $79.5 million, a $12 million decrease.

—Dept. of Transportation and Development: $547.2 million, a $6.5 million decrease.

—Dept. of Corrections: $496.6 million, a $31.8 million increase.

—Dept. of Public Safety: $378 million, a $65.9 million decrease.

—Dept. of Health and Hospitals: $8.9 billion, a $54.2 million decrease.

—Dept. of Children and Family Services: $769.2 million, a $58.3 million decrease.

—Dept. of Natural Resources: $174.3 million, a $1 million increase.

—Dept. of Revenue: $82.2 million, a $14.7 million decrease.

—Dept. of Environmental Quality: $122.1 million, a $5 million decrease.

—Louisiana Workforce Commission (labor department): $272.9 million, a $13.5 million decrease.

—Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries: $196.5 million, a $7.1 million decrease.

—Higher Education (includes some reductions for LSU hospitals): $2.7 billion, a $209.7 million decrease.

—Dept. of Education: $5.2 billion, a $206.6 million decrease.

—LSU Health Care Services Division (budget for 7 of 10 public hospitals): $44.9 million, a $780.6 million decrease.

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Source: Governor's Executive Budget, as presented to lawmakers.

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