Port Allen mayor vetoes city budget

Port Allen mayor vetoes city budget
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POSTED: Monday, November 4, 2013 - 7:30pm

UPDATED: Monday, November 4, 2013 - 7:34pm

Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter announced she has vetoed the city budget passed by the City Council at the end of October.

The mayor said in her veto letter the budget doesn't include money for essential items, such as "critical equipment needs of the police department."

She encouraged the city council members who passed the budget to try and work with the her and other council members to come up with an agreement.

A copy of her letter can be found below.

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