For thirty-four years Lawrence Chehardy served as Assessor of Jefferson Parish. He has been the leading authority on Louisiana’s property tax laws. In addition to his political commentary and public speaking engagements, Lawrence Chehardy is a founding member of the Chehardy, Sherman, Ellis, Murray, Recile, Griffith, Stakelum & Hayes Law Firm and serves as its managing partner.
Louisiana has a history with tax reform. Back in the late eighties a movement was underway in Louisiana for fiscal reform.
With the presidential election over, political junkies now turn their eyes toward the next big race.
For years we have heard conservative members of Congress say that the federal government has a spending problem. Now liberals in Congress are saying we have a revenue problem. Two different takes on the economic mess our country is in and two different positions that will be difficult to resolve. As a result America continues to sink further into debt and calls continue for additional higher taxes.
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