Steve Scalise

March 10, 2017

Plans develop to avoid 2018 fiscal cliff

Gov. John Bel Edwards is still finalizing his proposals for how Louisiana can avoid the $1.2 billion fiscal cliff in 2018, when a slew of temporary revenue measures are due to expire.
February 21, 2017

Budget deal takes shape

Most of the action at the Capitol on Monday occurred behind the scenes, and by the time the day ended, it appeared as though a deal was in place between House and Senate leaders to plug the $304 million mid-year deficit.
November 14, 2016

Nov. 14: New ideas for tax reform

The Advocate’s editorial page looks at the recent recommendations from the Task Force on Structural Changes in Budget and Tax Policy and likes a lot of what it sees. But after the voters’ rejection of Amendment 3, which sought to eliminate the ability of corporations to deduct federal income taxes on their state returns, that job got considerably tougher.