DALLAS — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal plans to close a $366 million budget gap over the next 10 weeks with funds earmarked for resolving a dispute with the federal government and money from a settlement with a pharmaceutical company.

The state must close the fiscal 2010 shortfall created by a $319 million drop in expected revenue, and $48 million of higher-than-expected expenses. The hole in the $29 billion budget must be filled before the current fiscal year ends June 30.

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