tax structure task force

November 10, 2016

Nov. 11: Louisiana tax system fix

A $313 million deficit from last fiscal year is a stark reminder that even after two special sessions and new temporary taxes, Louisiana is still in the midst of a major revenue crisis.
October 24, 2016

Oct. 24: Those constitutional amendments

Louisiana is the only state in the country where a two-thirds vote of the state Legislature is required before public colleges can raise tuition.
October 12, 2016

Oct. 12: GOP leader wants more cuts

The blue-ribbon task force that’s been working for months on recommendations for overhauling Louisiana’s tax structure is close to finishing its work.
October 3, 2016

Oct. 3: Poor residents face toughest rebuild

The catastrophic floods that hit the Baton Rouge region in August did not discriminate, hitting rich, poor and middle class neighborhoods all the same.