Virtually everyone involved with the Louisiana legislature expects that any time now, Gov. John Bel Edwards will issue a call for a special session to deal with the state budget
Throughout life, we often find ourselves on a quest for that one silver bullet to solve our problems. The problem with that simple approach is that most of life’s challenges
A retort to the plans released last week by new Gov. John Bel Edwards to raise taxes in order to close Louisiana’s budget deficit, which Griffon rejects. He also rejects
This was from Moon Griffon’s show yesterday, before John Bel Edwards’ press conference demanding tax increases to close the state’s budget hole. And it was, despite Kennedy struggling through the
Just tell that man no. Gov. John Bel Edwards is proposing to increase the sales tax by 20 percent on April 1 to get the state’s immediate budget crisis under control.
Winston Churchill said that “for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the
There is a subtle, yet significant, distinction between being “at” the table or being “on” it. If you don’t believe
Editor’s Note: A guest post from Jim Patterson, vice president of Governmental Relations at the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry.
We’re going to hear nothing but the budget out of the state capitol for the next four years; that seems
Every word of this was painfully predictable. Every word. Lt Gov Jay Dardenne said Wednesday morning that budget shortfall is
A new year always brings a time for reflection, this year is no different. Well, perhaps it is very different,
IF YOU THOUGHT OUR “REPUBLICAN” LEGISLATURE WOULD BLOCK THE DAMAGE A LEFT-WING GOVERNOR CAN DO, NOW COMES YOUR WAKE-UP CALL.
Here’s a clip of a thoroughly, completely dishonest statement in which John Bel Edwards gets called out for his terrible
Forget increased taxes, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is onto parking meter rate hikes. In a quiet new budget proposal today, Landrieu
He says “everybody needs some skin in the game…” My tax plan lowers the tax bracket for every American, and
The Legislature just raised taxes by $400 million with a simple majority vote. The business community has filed a lawsuit
Knowledge is power, but as Albert Einstein once said, “information is not knowledge.” This week, the Louisiana Association of Business
Quite the opposite, in fact. Americans For Prosperity has a radio ad running around the state pushing people to go
Editor’s Note: A guest post from Jim Patterson, director of LABI’s Taxation Council. Taxing business inventory was a major issue during