DALLAS — When the Louisiana Legislature convenes for its 2010 session in 11 days, lawmakers may face a budget situation that is worse than anticipated just three months ago.

Greg Albrecht, chief economist for the Legislative Fiscal Office, said Tuesday that monthly revenue from the state’s sales and income taxes are not meeting expectations. If the trend continues, he said, the revenue forecast for fiscal 2011 may need to be lowered from an estimate developed in December.

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