State Budget & Tax

May 17, 2022

If Legislators Won’t Invest in People, At Least Give Them Their Money Back

The Louisiana Legislature started its annual session with record amounts of revenue to divide among the state’s many needs. Lawmakers have more than $3.6 billion in windfall revenue on hand that includes surplus dollars from last year, leftover pandemic relief dollars and “excess” tax revenue in the current year that can be spent with few restrictions.… Read more...

April 20, 2022

A Recovery Agenda for Louisiana Fact Sheet

March 15, 2022

A Recovery Agenda for Louisiana

October 19, 2021

LBP Guide to the 2021 Constitutional Amendments: Tax changes on the ballot

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The fall of 2021 is the quadrennial “off year” for Louisiana elections, when no statewide or federal offices are on the ballot. But voters still have very important decisions to make on Nov. 13, when they will consider four proposed constitutional amendments, in addition to municipal races in New Orleans and special elections for the Legislature.… Read more...