State Budget & Tax

June 2, 2021

Brief: House Bill 514 – Sales tax extension

Summary: House Bill 514 proposes to shift nearly $400 million a year from the state general fund – where it supports public education, health care and other important state services – into the state Transportation Trust Fund to pay for infrastructure projects.… Read more...

April 20, 2021

Fed Deduction Fact Sheet

April 8, 2021

Use Rescue Plan Funds to Invest in Louisiana

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Louisianans have faced incredible challenges as a result of the Covid-19 public health emergency and the economic downturn it caused over the last year. Despite this, the state budget is in strong financial shape thanks to past federal relief, and will soon be strengthened further by another round of federal funds.… Read more...

March 31, 2021

Who Pays? Racial injustice in Louisiana’s tax system