Revenue Secretary Kimberly Robinson would know: She helped big business minimize their state tax bills in her previous job at the Jones Walker law firm.
The situation grew exponentially during the eight years of the Jindal administration, ballooning from $207 million in giveaways in 2004 under former Gov. Kathleen Blanco to $1.08 billion in 2014.
Sorry, Treasurer John Kennedy, but Louisiana definitely has a revenue problem. And to all the state lawmakers clutching their pearls over all the red ink yet enabled Jindal's fiscal insanity over the last eight years, this one's on you.
Read it here.