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September 30, 2016

Sept 30: The most expensive movie

“Deepwater Horizon” opens in theaters across the country today, and the reviews have been excellent. But as  The Advocate’s Gordon Russell reports, it’s also cost Louisiana taxpayers $38 million in tax credits – or $8 for every man, woman and child in the state.Read more...

September 19, 2016

Sept. 19: There is still a budget crisis

Although the economic activity spurred by the recent flooding is expected to produce a temporary uptick in state revenues, The Advocate editorial board reminds us that Louisiana remains in a precarious fiscal state.