Ban the box

June 9, 2016

Edwards’ tax plan takes another hit

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ bid to raise new revenue from the wealthiest Louisiana taxpayers to finance critical health, education and public safety services fell one vote short of clearing the tax-writing House Ways & Means Committee on Wednesday. House Bill 11, by Rep. Rob Shadoin of Ruston, proposed to limit the the state income tax deductions allowed for federal excess itemized deductions.
May 24, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

TOPS is key bargaining chip; Sanctuary bill torpedoed in Senate; Inflation hits the poor harder; and “Ban the box” in college admissions
May 2, 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

Tax task force recommendations hastened; Capital outlay faces closer scrutiny; More support for “ban the box”; Lafayette mental health network developing
April 27, 2016

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

House advances “ban the box” bill, Lawmakers scrambling to find TOPS money, Some states re-thinking corporate tax breaks, Some states re-thinking corporate tax breaks, Feds tackle recidivism