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Another state could put its restaurant inspectors on the streets

Office building owners on Poydras Street in New Orleans are worried about losing tenants and lease payments over Louisiana’s worst state budget crisis in 30 years. Like nearby Mississippi, where some state restaurant inspectors have already lost their offices and are working from their personal cars and homes, state government in Louisiana is way short… Continue Reading

Alaska’s budget crisis likely to take a bite out of food safety unit

Alaska’s House Finance Subcommittee, charged with reviewing next year’s budget for the Department of Environmental Conservation, is suggesting the Food Safety & Sanitation Program be cut for the second consecutive year. Alaska is not like any of the lower 48 states. It is preparing for a second year of a budget crisis caused by depressed… Continue Reading