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2015/05/24 02:39
2015/05/24 02:39
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Louisiana’s difficult financial picture brightened a bit on Tuesday. That had state lawmakers saying they now face an easier job in meeting their constitutional responsibility to balance the budget...
2015/05/24 02:39
2015/05/24 02:39
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2015/05/24 02:39
2015/05/24 02:39
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Time has come to stop the constant Jindal-bashing on the editorial pages. Readers must be growing weary of all the attacks on our esteemed governor’s record, and the pooh-poohing of his presidential...
2015/05/22 04:56
2015/05/22 04:56
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That a gap exists between GOP leaders in Congress and Republicans outside Washington is hardly a secret. Now a step has been taken, with more to come, to narrow that gap. It consisted of 30 minutes of...
2015/05/21 12:51
2015/05/21 12:51
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Carper Looks for Bipartisan Solution to Gas Tax A big argument against raising the gasoline tax to provide more money for transportation projects is that the gas tax, by its nature, affects low- and...
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2015/05/21 00:39
2015/05/21 00:39
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After weeks of wrangling and raising money, the Louisiana House Thursday will takes up a state spending plan that is full of increased revenues and deep cuts in government services. Lawmakers were...
2015/05/20 22:19
2015/05/20 22:19
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) took to the floor Wednesday afternoon to "filibuster" the renewal of the Patriot Act. Paul claims it gives government too much access to citizens’ private cell phone records....
2015/05/20 17:27
2015/05/20 17:27
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Internet sales tax bill divides Republicans, vote looms in Senate After holding firm against virtually any kind of tax increase, some congressional Republicans have found one that doesn't make them...
2015/05/19 23:56
2015/05/19 23:56
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Walker's pro-life credentials have been questioned by one Republican rival because of a 2014 Walker TV ad in which the governor defended laws regulating abortion as “legislation to increase safety and...
2015/05/17 22:39
2015/05/17 22:39
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Now it’s the state Senate’s turn. House and Senate leaders say it is crucial that the committee pass the measures as the next step to fashioning a budget that prevents deep cuts to Louisiana’s public...
2015/05/17 01:39
2015/05/17 01:39
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Sometimes, it would be a slur on the mental powers of state legislators to suggest they believe what they say. Take, for instance, reports that legislators are “confident” all those tax hikes they...
2015/05/15 14:44
2015/05/15 14:44
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We reported earlier today that Americans for Tax Reform and Grover Norquist — everybody's favorite clown in a papal hat — gave the go-ahead for a nickel increase on the timberland tax that would bring...
2015/05/15 14:44
2015/05/15 14:44
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The committee approved a bill to exempt utilities used by certain agricultural businesses from the sales and use tax. This would reduce state revenues by around $10 million a year according to the...
2015/05/15 14:27
2015/05/15 14:27
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HONOLULU – Federal taxpayers dumped more than $205 million into Hawaii's ObamaCare insurance exchange, but after a steady downward spiral the once-highly praised Hawaii Health Connector is on life...
2015/05/13 08:52
2015/05/13 08:52
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Christie proposed lowering tax rates "for all Americans," including a reduction in the top income-tax rate from 39.6 percent to 28 percent. He said he would cut the number of income-tax brackets to...
2015/05/13 05:42
2015/05/13 05:42
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The silence is deafening. Remarkably, Republicans lining up to run for president aren’t talking about cutting taxes. Tax reform? Sure. Rate cuts? Absolutely. But so far at least, national Republicans...
2015/05/13 04:39
2015/05/13 04:39
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Senate President John Alario is attempting to craft a complex, short-term fix to Louisiana’s massive budget deficit that would dump the problem of finding a long-term solution in the hands of the...
2015/05/13 02:20
2015/05/13 02:20
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Another idea offered by former Missouri GOP chairman Ed Martin is fresh to the quadrennial confab of conservatives. He wants to launch a concerted effort to persuade every GOP candidate to stay into...
2015/05/12 21:52
2015/05/12 21:52
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Tim Carpenter A Senate committee created a multifaceted bill Tuesday repealing a business tax break defended by Gov. Sam Brownback and hoisting the statewide sales tax to 6.5 percent in a quest to...
2015/05/11 21:45
2015/05/11 21:45
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WASHINGTON -- Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Monday that Congress needs the equivalent of basketball player LeBron James to help them pass a long-term extension of a federal fund that pays...
2015/05/08 13:39
2015/05/08 13:39
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Supporters of the state’s colleges and universities came up as big winners Thursday when the House approved a series of changes in the state’s tax laws that would raise $664 million next...
2015/05/24 02:39
2015/05/24 02:39
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