Art Laffer

April 28, 2017

Next steps on tax reform

The House Appropriations Committee will release its version of the budget on Monday and it’s expected to contain millions of dollars in cuts, though where those cuts will fall remains a mystery.

Number of the Day

$19.60 - Value of federal minimum wage in 2019, had it kept up with economic productivity growth. SB 153 would establish a Louisiana minimum wage of $8.50 in 2019. (Source: Economic Policy Institute)