DALLAS - Louisiana will accept up to $2.5 billion of federal stimulus funds over the next two years, but Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration is reviewing another $1.5 billion allocated to the state before deciding whether to use the available funds.

Commissioner of Administration Angèle Davis, the governor's chief budget officer, told the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget on Wednesday that the state could be eligible for between $3.5 billion and $4 billion from the stimulus package approved by Congress in February.

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