Mike Pence

May 26, 2017

Moving closer to a special session

There comes a time, in most legislative sessions, when things appear on the verge of a complete breakdown.

Number of the Day

$4.6 million - Projected revenue gain from House Bill 501, which would eliminate several state income tax deductions and replace the current three-bracket structure with a 3.95 percent flat tax on income above $12,500. (Source: Legislative Fiscal Office)
May 24, 2017

The VP in BR

Vice President Mike Pence visits Baton Rouge on Wednesday - his third visit to the Pelican State in the past year.

Number of the Day

$190 billion- Proposed budget cut, over 10 years, to the federal SNAP program that provides food assistance to low-income families. The plan would shift costs to states, low-income families, temporarily unemployed adults and the elderly. (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)