Louisiana tax reform

May 2, 2017

LBP calls for “real solutions” in letter to House Ways & Means

Louisiana Budget Project executive director, Jan Moller, sent a letter to each member of the House Ways and Means Committee calling for action to raise money to account for both the $440 million fiscal year 2018 shortfall and the fiscal year 2019 cliff of at least $1.4 billion.… Read more...

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.
March 15, 2016

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The state of the state; Special session re-caps; What Americans think of their K-12 schools; and Feds propose damaging cuts
March 8, 2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Budget standoff as session nears end; Scrubbing pennies; Higher ed avoids doomsday, for now; and America’s eviction epidemic