Louisiana News & politics focus on Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana legislature

capitolDemocrat Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration and Democrats in the Louisiana Senate seem so desperate to grow government that they have resorted hypocrisy, if not outright fibbing, about the temporal length of a tax for the use of its proceeds for operating expenses of government – adding to the lack of logic behind justification of their preferred time span.

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louisiana legislatureThe Louisiana legislative fiscal office has issued the fiscal analysis of the penny sales tax.

The tax, if approved would increase from four percent to five percent.

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laclouds1Yesterday, Governor Jindal appeared before two legislative committees to give more details about his tax plan. While it is a worthy objective to eliminate income taxes, Louisiana cannot afford the label of having the highest sales taxes in the nation.

 

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jindal-GE-new-orleans The buzz in the media and governmental circles focuses on the yet undefined composition of Governor Jindal’s tax reform proposal for the legislative session that begins April 8.

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jindal-GE-new-orleans The buzz in the media and governmental circles focuses on the yet undefined composition of Governor Jindal’s tax reform proposal for the legislative session that begins April 8.

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jindal-speechAs the Gov. Bobby Jindal Administration continues with its plans to revamp the state’s taxation structure and philosophy, on the issue of sales tax administration talk of small ball should give way to swinging for the fences.

 

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Wednesday, 06 February 2013 11:33
Drinking Jindal's Louisiana tax swap Kool aid

koolaid2LA’s newest tax collector

 

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kennedy-officeEvery state relies primarily on one or more of three taxes to raise revenue:  income, sales and property.  None is perfect or pleasant.  It's more a case of "pick your poison," and then try to achieve fairness by keeping rates low and the base broad, so everyone pays a little bit.

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money-in-nestGovernor Jindal’s plan to eliminate the state income tax and raise the state sales tax is being met with opposition on both political fronts but will actually bolster the Governor politically whether it passes or is defeated.

 

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capitol-red-blueThere has much debate, especially in conservative circles, about a national sales tax or a value added tax as a way to raise significant revenue for the federal government while reducing its reliance on personal and corporate income taxes, if not eliminating them altogether.

 

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  • Despite 5th plea, Schiff says House Intelligence Committee pursues Flynn's documents
  • Facebook Live: Discuss harm of Trump budget proposal on Louisiana coastal economy, restoration
  • Governor Edwards welcomes Pence with Medicaid, budget, Louisiana coast wishlist
  • World Premiere tonight in N.O. Bilderberg, the Movie

flynn2Despite General Michael Flynn’s announcement via his counsel that the General and former head of National Security, would take the 5th Amendment in Congressional proceedings, the Intelligence Committee will pursue information, regardless.

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560 usgs land loss map 2The efforts to rebuild the Louisiana coast has suffered a major and immediate setback, assuming that Congress goes along with the most recent budget proposal from President Trump.

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penceToday, Governor John Bel Edwards welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to Louisiana as he Veep is attending a event with top Louisianqa Republican officials. Along with the welcome, however, is a wishlist of requests including an item of recent vinctage involving the current Trump budget which tears a hole into the funding for the Louisiana coastal restoration. 

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bilderbergIt is always an honor when a movie premiere is held in New Orleans and tonight is no exception. At 7:30 p.m. Bilderberg, the Movie will premiere at the historic Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania Street.

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Sen. Appel talks budget, economy

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