Itemized deductions

January 10, 2018

Fiscal reform cannot wait

Although the state’s revenue picture is expected to brighten by up to $300 million once federal tax changes take effect, the extra revenue won’t be nearly enough to plug the $1.5 billion shortfall in next year’s state budget that is mostly due to temporary taxes expiring on July 1.

Number of the Day

323,000 - Square feet of office space that Louisiana is renting from New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson at above-market rates, costing the state nearly $2 million a year. (Source: Gannett Louisiana)
May 23, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

Hire NOLA deserves to stay; Minimum wage and equal pay on life support; Itemized deductions on tap for special session and; Broken bargain with college grads