State Budget & Tax

June 23, 2020

New Tax Breaks Would Worsen Louisiana’s Revenue Shortfalls

The Louisiana Legislature is considering several proposals to cut taxes or expand existing tax breaks during its current special session. All of these bills are aimed at businesses, and were filed based on recommendations from a task force consisting mostly of corporations and their lobbyists. Read more...

June 10, 2020

Principles for an equitable recovery

June 4, 2020

Louisiana Budget Project and Power Coaltion for Equity and Justice urge Gov. Edwards to veto House Bill 846

May 27, 2020

LBP testimony on HB 846

May 27, 2020

To the Members of the Senate Revenue & Fiscal Affairs Committee, 

My name is Jan Moller, and I’m the executive director of the Louisiana Budget Project, a nonprofit policy research and advocacy organization focused on policies that lift up low- and moderate-income families. Read more...