Governor Edwards: “Extremely Disappointed in Disaster that Played Out in the House”
There is no deal between the House and Senate on the budget and the governor has already announced that lawmakers will be called into another special session later this month.
Gov. John Bel Edwards stayed up late to see if lawmakers could reach a compromise, but he is clearly disappointed with how things ended just before midnight.
The Governor does not say if he will veto the budget bill passed by the House. He did veto a similar bill passed earlier.
In some last minute wheeling and dealing, House members ultimately rejected several taxing measures approved by the Senate.