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Coastal programs facing 5 percent budget cuts in 2015-16, Coastal Authority Executive Director says

January 22, 2015

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority faces a 5 percent cut in its budget, including for restoration and protection projects, in fiscal year 2015 and 2016, the authority’s director confirmed Wednesday evening. The potential cuts are in line with reductions being requested of other state agencies by Gov. Bobby Jindal.