June 20, 2016 12:20 PM
The proposal backed in an 18-4 vote by the Appropriations Committee would give TOPS one-third of the new money, $67 million ...
June 20, 2016 11:43 AM
With only four days remaining in the special session, the options for drumming up more money for the financial year that begins July 1 are dwindling ...
June 17, 2016 10:23 AM
If the expectation pans out, it would worsen state financial problems in the upcoming budget year that begins July 1 ...
June 17, 2016 10:19 AM
Louisiana's state senators Thursday backed a package of bills estimated to raise at least $400 million for next year's budget, while the House has refused so far to budge beyond about half that amount ...
June 16, 2016 10:27 AM
Louisiana House and Senate leaders reached a deal Thursday for handling the budget bill that will spend the tax dollars raised during the special legislative session ...
June 15, 2016 09:53 AM
Pressure is being put on members of the House tax committee, who are deciding whether to scale back a tax deduction for upper-income earners ...
June 14, 2016 03:34 PM
The compromise would involve making the bill temporary and including a mechanism to shrink the money raised from the bill if other taxes bring in more than expected ...
June 13, 2016 02:00 PM
Until House lawmakers agree to more taxes for next year's budget than they've supported so far ...
June 10, 2016 10:48 AM
Lawmakers in the Louisiana House agreed Thursday to tax bills that would raise more than $220 million next year, slightly more than one-third of the target set by Gov. John Bel Edwards to balance the budget ...
Edwards described rejection of his proposal as "putting politics over people." ...

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