A proposed $490 million spending cut a Louisiana House committee approved earlier this week to smooth passage of the fiscal 2014 budget was rejected by the full House.

The House Appropriations Committee Monday approved the elimination of $490 million in spending supported by one-time money from property sales and legal settlements from the $24.7 billion spending plan proposed by Gov. Bobby Jindal. The full House voted down the amendment Tuesday on a 71-23 vote.

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