Louisiana State Capitol (Source: WAFB)
Louisiana State Capitol (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) –

Cuts to mental health programs and prisoner release are some of the impacts surfacing a day after the Louisiana House of Representatives passed a cuts bill to balance out the budget shortfall.

Department heads spelled out the consequences to the Senate Finance Committee during a special Saturday meeting.

The head of the Department of Corrections said the proposed cuts would likely…