The package of tax reforms proposed by Gov. John Bel Edwards would raise enough revenue to plug the coming fiscal year’s $440 million shortfall and avoid the $1.4 billion “fiscal cliff” that looms next year when temporary taxes expire.
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72- Percentage of Louisianans who approve of Medicaid expansion. Only 42 percent approve of the Affordable Care Act, which is the reason for Medicaid expansion. (Source: The Louisiana Survey via LSU)