DALLAS — More students enrolled in Louisiana’s public schools and more state prisoners held in local jails are the two main factors in a potential fiscal 2010 budget shortfall of $145 million outlined Friday to lawmakers by Commissioner of Administration Angèle Davis.

However, Davis told the Joint Legislative Budget Committee that a transfer of surplus funds, an unexpected increase in revenue, and savings from a recent state general obligation bond sale would reduce the projected shortfall to approximately $68 million.

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