BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State senators getting their first in-depth look at Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal Tuesday questioned some of the assumptions the administration made to make the numbers work.

More than $1 billion of Jindal's $25.5 billion spending proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that begins July 1 is tied to passage of state legislation, approval by federal officials, sale of state property or other assumptions.

The budget would have a $120 million state general fund hole if lawmakers don't approve a series of pension changes Jindal wants, for example, and it would grow with the loss of federal matching dollars.

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