senate tax plan

December 2, 2017

LBP statement on passage of Senate tax plan

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Budget Project Director Jan Moller released the following statement in reaction to the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Republican tax bill:

 “This bill, like the House bill that already passed, is a costly giveaway to the most powerful people and corporations at the expense of working families.Read more...

November 27, 2017

Senate tax bill would raise health premiums and the uninsured rate

Senate Republicans are proposing to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that everyone buy insurance as part of their tax overhaul bill. This would have serious consequences for Louisiana’s health care system, especially older Louisianans who buy insurance through the individual marketplace.Read more...