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Louisiana Lawmakers Hope to Fix Shrimp Industry Crisis

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — A legislative task force convened this week to brainstorm ways to address a crisis in the Louisiana shrimp...

Report: La. Workforce Training Grads Earn Less Than Before

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Many who participate in Louisiana’s workforce development programs earn less afterward than they did before, according to recent...

Edwards Encourages Lawmakers to Fund Free Meals for All K-12 Students

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) – Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday urged lawmakers to provide free meals to all students as he signed...

Audit Finds Issues With Baton Rouge Over Rental Assistance, Bridge Spending

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Baton Rouge and Easton Baton Rouge Parish faced fraud and reporting issues with an emergency rental assistance program...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Support Phaseout of Franchise Tax

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Legislation to phase out Louisiana’s corporate franchise tax this year was met with a veto from Democratic Gov....

Louisiana Lawmakers Getting Closer to Possible Veto Session

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Pressure is mounting for lawmakers to hold a veto override session this month following the governor’s rejection of...
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Louisiana Tax Changes Await Possible Approval by Edwards

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — A series of changes to Louisiana's tax system was passed by lawmakers in the 2023 regular session, though...

Louisiana Tax Revenues Continue to Exceed Estimates

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Louisiana Department of Revenue tax collections are on pace to exceed updated projections adopted by the Revenue Estimating...

Louisiana House Committee Approves Annual Coastal Restoration Plan

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Louisiana’s 2023 Coastal Master Plan inched closer to final approval Wednesday after it cleared the House Committee on...

Louisiana Lawmakers Aim to Reform, Extend Film Subsidies to 2035

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — A bill to extend the Louisiana Motion Picture Investor Tax Credit is progressing through the Legislature despite concerns...

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