April 26, 2017 04:00 PM
Rep. Nancy Landry, Republican chair of the House Education Committee, made the tie-breaking decision to move the bill out of her committee ...
April 25, 2017 04:39 PM
Facing certain defeat, Gov. John Bel Edwards gave up Tuesday on his effort to levy a new tax on business sales to help stabilize Louisiana's budget, a move that throws his budget-balancing tax plan into disarray ...
April 18, 2017 11:29 AM
The Louisiana Senate will consider proposals to whittle away at Louisiana's tax break programs to keep more money in the state treasury for spending ...
April 17, 2017 02:07 PM
Battling strong sentiment against his tax package, Gov. John Bel Edwards wants to intensify the heat on his Republican critics about the need for tax reform to stabilize Louisiana’s budget ...
April 12, 2017 03:27 PM
Hammered by budget cuts over nearly a decade, Louisiana's public colleges are staring down the threat of another round of slashing in a state with one of the least-educated populations in the country ...
April 11, 2017 04:52 PM
Attorney General Jeff Landry's lawsuit against Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is the latest in a string of feuds between the two men since they both took office last year ...
April 10, 2017 04:11 PM
Edwards wants to levy a new tax on a business's gross receipts, which the administration is calling a Commercial Activity Tax ...
April 10, 2017 04:05 PM
The Democratic governor said Louisiana's leaders need to remedy the cycles of unstable state finances in this two-month regular session without falling into partisan talking points ...
April 5, 2017 04:34 PM
Health Secretary Rebekah Gee pushed back against the criticism, saying the budget has grown because Louisiana is offering Medicaid coverage to more people, particularly through the Medicaid expansion ...
April 4, 2017 03:29 PM
After an audit that found $6 million from the prison rodeo at Angola was never included in the annual corrections budget ...

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