DALLAS — Louisiana’s Revenue Estimating Conference on Tuesday adopted an official revenue estimate for fiscal 2012 that shows only slight relief for next year’s $1.6 billion budget shortfall.

The revenue panel approved an official revenue forecast of $8.26 billion in fiscal 2012, up $65.8 million from June 2010’s $8.2 billion. The conference also revised the fiscal 2011 revenue forecast up to a total of $7.83 billion, an increase of $112.2 million from last June’s $7.72 billion.

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