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    Republican Legislators Send Edwards A Friendly Ultimatum On Budgeting, Taxes And The Upcoming Special Session

Republican Legislators Send Edwards A Friendly Ultimatum On Budgeting, Taxes And The Upcoming Special Session

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

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    WAGUESPACK: There Is No Silver Bullet To Fix Louisiana’s Budget Woes

WAGUESPACK: There Is No Silver Bullet To Fix Louisiana’s Budget Woes

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

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    VIDEO: Moon Griffon Says It’s The Spending, Stupid

VIDEO: Moon Griffon Says It’s The Spending, Stupid

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

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    AUDIO: John Kennedy Rips Tax Increases On Moon Griffon

AUDIO: John Kennedy Rips Tax Increases On Moon Griffon

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

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    If All John Bel Edwards Is Offering Is A Tax Increase, The Legislature Ought To Decline A Special Session

If All John Bel Edwards Is Offering Is A Tax Increase, The Legislature Ought To Decline A Special Session

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.

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    KENNEDY: Raising Taxes Is A Stupid Idea For Louisiana

KENNEDY: Raising Taxes Is A Stupid Idea For Louisiana

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

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WAGUESPACK: The Table

  WAGUESPACK: The Table

There is a subtle, yet significant, distinction between being “at” the table or being “on” it. If you don’t believe

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PATTERSON: Five Principles For A Succesful Louisiana Tax Reform

  PATTERSON: Five Principles For A Succesful Louisiana Tax Reform

Editor’s Note: A guest post from Jim Patterson, vice president of Governmental Relations at the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry.

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Edwards’ Advocate Op-Ed Basically Demands More Of Your Tax Dollars, And Kennedy Continues His Fiscal Critique

  Edwards’ Advocate Op-Ed Basically Demands More Of Your Tax Dollars, And Kennedy Continues His Fiscal Critique

We’re going to hear nothing but the budget out of the state capitol for the next four years; that seems

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Dardenne: The State Spends $2 Billion More Than It Takes In, So You’ll Have To Pay Up

  Dardenne: The State Spends $2 Billion More Than It Takes In, So You’ll Have To Pay Up

Every word of this was painfully predictable. Every word. Lt Gov Jay Dardenne said Wednesday morning that budget shortfall is

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APPEL: Thoughts On Louisiana’s Budget For 2016

  APPEL: Thoughts On Louisiana’s Budget For 2016

A new year always brings a time for reflection, this year is no different. Well, perhaps it is very different,

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SEVEN LESSONS FROM AN ELECTION-NIGHT DUMPSTER FIRE: Lesson Six

  SEVEN LESSONS FROM AN ELECTION-NIGHT DUMPSTER FIRE: Lesson Six

IF YOU THOUGHT OUR “REPUBLICAN” LEGISLATURE WOULD BLOCK THE DAMAGE A LEFT-WING GOVERNOR CAN DO, NOW COMES YOUR WAKE-UP CALL.

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LABI Caught John Bel Edwards In Tonight’s Debate Saying He’d Never Voted To Increase Taxes On Business, And Was Not Amused

  LABI Caught John Bel Edwards In Tonight’s Debate Saying He’d Never Voted To Increase Taxes On Business, And Was Not Amused

Here’s a clip of a thoroughly, completely dishonest statement in which John Bel Edwards gets called out for his terrible

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YIKES! Parking In New Orleans Is About To Become A Luxury With These Proposed Rate Hikes

  YIKES! Parking In New Orleans Is About To Become A Luxury With These Proposed Rate Hikes

Forget increased taxes, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is onto parking meter rate hikes. In a quiet new budget proposal today, Landrieu

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Jindal’s Just-Released Tax Plan Is Actually Pretty Good

  Jindal’s Just-Released Tax Plan Is Actually Pretty Good

He says “everybody needs some skin in the game…” My tax plan lowers the tax bracket for every American, and

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KENNEDY: Why We Need A Two-Thirds’ Vote On Tax Increases

  KENNEDY: Why We Need A Two-Thirds’ Vote On Tax Increases

The Legislature just raised taxes by $400 million with a simple majority vote. The business community has filed a lawsuit

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WAGUESPACK: Knowledge Is Power

  WAGUESPACK: Knowledge Is Power

Knowledge is power, but as Albert Einstein once said, “information is not knowledge.” This week, the Louisiana Association of Business

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AFP’s Legislative Scorecard Doesn’t Particularly Offer Good News For Incumbents

  AFP’s Legislative Scorecard Doesn’t Particularly Offer Good News For Incumbents

Quite the opposite, in fact. Americans For Prosperity has a radio ad running around the state pushing people to go

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PATTERSON: The White House And Congress Should Leave LIFO Alone

  PATTERSON: The White House And Congress Should Leave LIFO Alone

Editor’s Note: A guest post from Jim Patterson, director of LABI’s Taxation Council. Taxing business inventory was a major issue during

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