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September 20, 2016

Sept. 20: Audit: Still no sunshine on tax incentives

Three years after the Louisiana Legislature voted to require more information about the cost and benefits of the state’s various tax break programs, a new report finds that state agencies are doing a poor job of complying with the law.
June 14, 2016

Senate leveraging tax fixes for revenue

Senate leaders are holding bills that would remove sales taxes; emergency visits as opportunities for education on preventative care; $1 million in legal bills to avoid installing air conditioning on death row; the fees and fines levied by many states and municipalities lead to residents facing crushing, absurd amounts of debt
April 19, 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Big savings from Medicaid expansion; Governor wants higher gas tax; Nobody is happy with the governor’s budget; ‘Debtors prison’ fee repeal moves forward