Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, asks questions of Treasurer John Kennedy during a meeting of the joint budget committee on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Baton Rouge, La. The committee approved a

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Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, asks questions of Treasurer John Kennedy during a meeting of the joint budget committee on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Baton Rouge, La. The committee approved a refinancing of the state's tobacco settlement bonds, over Kennedy's objections. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte) less 

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