Saturday, October 23, 2004

MORE $$$ FOR CHIMPANZEE RESEARCH IN LOUSIANA

$2 billion shortfall predicted
Medicaid funding at risk

The head of the state's Medicaid program warned a legislative committee Friday of a projected $2 billion budget hole for the program that provides health care for the poor and elderly....

...The committee also cleared the way for several construction projects, including a woman's softball complex at LSU and a chimpanzee research facility in New Iberia....

Another research facility? Or just expansion of this one?