budget shortall

May 11, 2017

Leadership needed to fix tax structure

Louisiana’s tax structure is unfair, unsustainable and inadequate, LBP Director Jan Moller explains in a guest column for The Advocate.

Number of the Day

1.1 percent - First quarter growth in Louisiana’s gross domestic product (GDP). That’s slower than Texas (3.4), Alabama (2.2) and Georgia (1.8) but faster than Mississippi (0.1) and Arkansas (0.5) (Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis)