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Southwest Daily News
Study: Sasol's economic impact should be monumental in 2017derivatives project in Westlake will employ 5,000 people at peak construction i
Study: Sasol's economic impact should be monumental in 2017
Southwest Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
derivatives project in Westlake will employ 5,000 people at peak construction in 2017, according to a study by economist Jim Richardson. Posted Jun. 19, 2016 at 1:30 PM Sasol’s multibillion-dollar ethane cracker and derivatives project in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Vietnam veterans get 'long overdue thank you' at fairgroundswho served there," he said. “Our brave men and women have given more than any o
Vietnam veterans get 'long overdue thank you' at fairgrounds
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
who served there," he said. “Our brave men and women have given more than any of us can ever fully know.” At the event, Jim Richardson, who served in the Marine Corps in Vietnam, and his son, Brad, a member of the Air Force Judge Advocate... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Vietnam veterans get 'long overdue thank you' at fairgroundsto avoid being harassed by anti-war protesters. "It took a long time for these
Vietnam veterans get 'long overdue thank you' at fairgrounds
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
to avoid being harassed by anti-war protesters. "It took a long time for these guys to open up," he said. At the event, Jim Richardson, who served in the Marine Corps in Vietnam, and his son, Brad, a member of the Air Force Judge Advocate... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Economist: Louisiana could be facing an additional $200 million deficitdeficit for the current fiscal year, according to new estimates from one of the
Economist: Louisiana could be facing an additional $200 million deficit
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
deficit for the current fiscal year, according to new estimates from one of the state’s top economists. LSU economist Jim Richardson said corporate income and franchise taxes are coming in lower than expected for the fiscal year ending June... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Gov. Edwards: "I can't be both quarterback and receiver" in terms of solving the budget crisisdollar hole in the current year in terms of the revenue that we can expect to c
Gov. Edwards: "I can't be both quarterback and receiver" in terms of solving the budget crisis
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
dollar hole in the current year in terms of the revenue that we can expect to come in,” the governor said. LSU economist Jim Richardson who sits on the state’s revenue estimating conference said this week that business tax collections are below... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Gov. Edwards: "I can't be both quarterback and receiver" in terms of solving the budget crisisdollar hole in the current year in terms of the revenue that we can expect to c
Gov. Edwards: "I can't be both quarterback and receiver" in terms of solving the budget crisis
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
dollar hole in the current year in terms of the revenue that we can expect to come in,” the governor said. LSU economist Jim Richardson who sits on the state’s revenue estimating conference said this week that business tax collections are below... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Economist: Louisiana could be facing an additional $200 million deficitdeficit for the current fiscal year, according to new estimates from one of the
Economist: Louisiana could be facing an additional $200 million deficit
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
deficit for the current fiscal year, according to new estimates from one of the state’s top economists. LSU economist Jim Richardson said corporate income and franchise taxes are coming in lower than expected for the fiscal year ending June... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Economist: Louisiana could be facing an additional $200 million deficitdeficit for the current fiscal year, according to new estimates from one of the
Economist: Louisiana could be facing an additional $200 million deficit
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 7 days ago
deficit for the current fiscal year, according to new estimates from one of the state’s top economists. LSU economist Jim Richardson said corporate income and franchise taxes are coming in lower than expected for the fiscal year ending June... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana’s $600 million budget shortfall looks to be more like $800 million, economist says30 with a $200 million deficit because of lower-than-expected corporate tax col
Louisiana’s $600 million budget shortfall looks to be more like $800 million, economist says
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
30 with a $200 million deficit because of lower-than-expected corporate tax collections. The analysis by LSU economist Jim Richardson appears to mean the $600 million shortfall that Gov. John Bel Edwards has been asking lawmakers to close... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Edwards: Lawmakers should feel 'urgency' of financial situationand lawmakers received grim news this week from an LSU economist who sits on th
Edwards: Lawmakers should feel 'urgency' of financial situation
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
and lawmakers received grim news this week from an LSU economist who sits on the state's income forecasting panel. Jim Richardson said Louisiana could close the current year with up to a $200 million deficit, on top of the $600 million... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Edwards: Lawmakers should fee 'urgency' of financial situationand lawmakers received grim news this week from an LSU economist who sits on th
Edwards: Lawmakers should fee 'urgency' of financial situation
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 days ago
and lawmakers received grim news this week from an LSU economist who sits on the state's income forecasting panel. Jim Richardson said Louisiana could close the current year with up to a $200 million deficit, on top of the $600 million... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Edwards: Lawmakers should fee 'urgency' of financial situationand lawmakers received grim news this week from an LSU economist who sits on th
Edwards: Lawmakers should fee 'urgency' of financial situation
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
and lawmakers received grim news this week from an LSU economist who sits on the state's income forecasting panel. Jim Richardson said Louisiana could close the current year with up to a $200 million deficit, on top of the $600 million... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana’s $600 million budget deficit looks to be more like $800 million, economist saysa top economist projecting the state to end the fiscal year on June 30 with a $
Louisiana’s $600 million budget deficit looks to be more like $800 million, economist says
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
a top economist projecting the state to end the fiscal year on June 30 with a $200 million deficit. The report by LSU’s Jim Richardson appears to mean the $600 million shortfall that Gov. John Bel Edwards has been asking lawmakers to close... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Edwards says lawmakers should feel 'urgency'and lawmakers received grim news this week from an LSU economist who sits on th
Edwards says lawmakers should feel 'urgency'
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
and lawmakers received grim news this week from an LSU economist who sits on the state's income forecasting panel. Jim Richardson said Louisiana could close the current year with up to a $200 million deficit, on top of the $600 million... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana’s $600 million budget deficit looks to be more like $800 million, according to LSUa top economist projecting the state to end the fiscal year on June 30 with a $
Louisiana’s $600 million budget deficit looks to be more like $800 million, according to LSU
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
a top economist projecting the state to end the fiscal year on June 30 with a $200 million deficit. The report by LSU’s Jim Richardson appears to mean the $600 million shortfall that Gov. John Bel Edwards has been asking lawmakers to close... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Economist: State could face up to $200M deficit this yearyear. If the expectation pans out, it would worsen state financial problems in
Economist: State could face up to $200M deficit this year
Southwest Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
year. If the expectation pans out, it would worsen state financial problems in the upcoming budget year that begins July 1. Jim Richardson, an LSU economist who serves as the independent member of the state's Revenue Estimating Conference, said he... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Economist: State could face up to $200 million deficit this yearIf the expectation pans out, it would worsen state financial problems in the up
Economist: State could face up to $200 million deficit this year
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 days ago
If the expectation pans out, it would worsen state financial problems in the upcoming budget year that begins July 1. Jim Richardson, an LSU economist who serves as the independent member of the state's Revenue Estimating Conference, said he met... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Economist: State could face up to $200 million deficit this yearIf the expectation pans out, it would worsen state financial problems in the up
Economist: State could face up to $200 million deficit this year
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
If the expectation pans out, it would worsen state financial problems in the upcoming budget year that begins July 1. Jim Richardson, an LSU economist who serves as the independent member of the state's Revenue Estimating Conference, said he met... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Economist: State could face up to $200M deficit this yearthis year. If the expectation pans out, it would worsen state financial proble
Economist: State could face up to $200M deficit this year
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
this year. If the expectation pans out, it would worsen state financial problems in the budget year that begins July 1. Jim Richardson is an LSU economist who serves as the independent member of the state's Revenue Estimating Conference.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Economist: Sasol ethane cracker already delivering economic punchimpact Sasol projected years ago during its front-end engineering and design ph
Economist: Sasol ethane cracker already delivering economic punch
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
impact Sasol projected years ago during its front-end engineering and design phase are coming to life. Economist Dr. Jim Richardson released the impact results to date on Thursday. Now this study was done before the price tag jumped to $11... Read more
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The Advocate
Sasol study projects impact of Westlake projectof which more than $110 million already has been paid, according to an impact s
Sasol study projects impact of Westlake project
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
of which more than $110 million already has been paid, according to an impact study conducted for the company by economist Jim Richardson. When operations begin in 2019, the project is expected to generate $7.5 million annually in state taxes.... Read more
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The Advocate
Livingston School Board set to promote one of its assistant superintendents to lead the school systemin place by July 1. Watson’s last day in the district’s top post will be June 3
Livingston School Board set to promote one of its assistant superintendents to lead the school system
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
in place by July 1. Watson’s last day in the district’s top post will be June 30. During the meeting, board member Jim Richardson noted that Wentzel’s list of priorities all began with the words “continue to,” indicating he would not make... Read more
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The Advocate
Livingston School Board set to promote one of its assitant superintendents to lead the school systemin place by July 1. Watson’s last day in the district’s top post will be June 3
Livingston School Board set to promote one of its assitant superintendents to lead the school system
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
in place by July 1. Watson’s last day in the district’s top post will be June 30. During the meeting, board member Jim Richardson noted that Wentzel’s list of priorities all began with the words “continue to,” indicating he would not make... Read more
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The Advocate
Livingston School Board set to promote one of its assitant superintendents to lead the school systemin place by July 1. Watson’s last day in the district’s top post will be June 3
Livingston School Board set to promote one of its assitant superintendents to lead the school system
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
in place by July 1. Watson’s last day in the district’s top post will be June 30. During the meeting, board member Jim Richardson noted that Wentzel’s list of priorities all began with the words “continue to,” indicating he would not make... Read more
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The Advocate
Shredded on Day 1, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax plans find rough going on first full day of special sessionkept alive HB15, which is sponsored by state Rep. Malinda White, D-Bogalusa. A
Shredded on Day 1, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax plans find rough going on first full day of special session
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
kept alive HB15, which is sponsored by state Rep. Malinda White, D-Bogalusa. A 2015 study by three prominent economists — Jim Richardson from LSU and Steven Sheffrin and James Alm from Tulane — recommended eliminating both tax breaks while... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax plans find rough going on first full day of special sessionkept alive HB15, which is sponsored by state Rep. Malinda White, D-Bogalusa. A
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax plans find rough going on first full day of special session
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
kept alive HB15, which is sponsored by state Rep. Malinda White, D-Bogalusa. A 2015 study by three prominent economists — Jim Richardson from LSU and Steven Sheffrin and James Alm from Tulane — recommended eliminating both tax breaks while... Read more
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The Advocate
Edwards tax plans find rough goingkept alive HB15, which is sponsored by state Rep. Malinda White, D-Bogalusa. A
Edwards tax plans find rough going
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
kept alive HB15, which is sponsored by state Rep. Malinda White, D-Bogalusa. A 2015 study by three prominent economists — Jim Richardson from LSU and Steven Sheffrin and James Alm from Tulane — recommended eliminating both tax breaks while... Read more
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The Advocate
Legislature ducks tough budget decisions during special meeting, convenes again for regular sessionbroad mandate of things to look at,” said Scott, who probably will be one of th
Legislature ducks tough budget decisions during special meeting, convenes again for regular session
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
broad mandate of things to look at,” said Scott, who probably will be one of the 13 members. Another member likely will be Jim Richardson, the LSU economist who serves on the four-member state board that determines how much money the state has... Read more
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Paradise Post
Eliason wins Civil War Sprint Car main event at Silver Dollar Speedwaythird to the top spot and advanced to the main event. Mike Monahan pushed his w
Eliason wins Civil War Sprint Car main event at Silver Dollar Speedway
Paradise Post / Posted 24 days ago
third to the top spot and advanced to the main event. Mike Monahan pushed his way into second, and Haulot fell to third. Jim Richardson, all of 68 years old, held a strong lead early in the second C main race. But on a restart later in the race,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Task Force considers changes to Louisiana's 'complex' and 'flawed' sales tax systemrepresents local governments in lawsuits with private companies, told the panel
Task Force considers changes to Louisiana's 'complex' and 'flawed' sales tax system
The Houma Courier / Posted 27 days ago
represents local governments in lawsuits with private companies, told the panel. The solution, said task force Co-chairman Jim Richardson, an LSU economist, is a sales tax system that ends tax breaks, which would allow for a lower rate. Stutes... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Task Force considers changes to Louisiana's 'complex' and 'flawed' sales tax systemrepresents local governments in lawsuits with private companies, told the panel
Task Force considers changes to Louisiana's 'complex' and 'flawed' sales tax system
The Daily Comet / Posted 27 days ago
represents local governments in lawsuits with private companies, told the panel. The solution, said task force Co-chairman Jim Richardson, an LSU economist, is a sales tax system that ends tax breaks, which would allow for a lower rate. Stutes... Read more
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The Advocate
Task Force eyes changes to Louisiana's 'complex' and 'flawed' sales tax systemrepresents local governments in lawsuits with private companies, told the panel
Task Force eyes changes to Louisiana's 'complex' and 'flawed' sales tax system
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
represents local governments in lawsuits with private companies, told the panel. The solution, said task force Co-chairman Jim Richardson, an LSU economist, is a sales tax system that ends tax breaks, which would allow for a lower rate. More On... Read more
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The Advocate
Task Force eyes changes to Louisiana's 'complex' and 'flawed' sales tax systemrepresents local governments in lawsuits with private companies, told the panel
Task Force eyes changes to Louisiana's 'complex' and 'flawed' sales tax system
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
represents local governments in lawsuits with private companies, told the panel. The solution, said co-task force chairman Jim Richardson, an LSU economist, is a sales tax system that ends tax breaks, which would allow for a lower rate. More On... Read more
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The Advocate
Task force gives free hand to governor on taxesthe upcoming special session. Those recommendations are contained in a two-pag
Task force gives free hand to governor on taxes
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
the upcoming special session. Those recommendations are contained in a two-page letter approved Friday that was drafted by Jim Richardson, a longtime LSU economist who frequently advises state officials on tax and budget policy, with input from... Read more
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The Advocate
Task force gives free hand to governor on taxesthe upcoming special session. Those recommendations are contained in a two-page
Task force gives free hand to governor on taxes
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
the upcoming special session. Those recommendations are contained in a two-page letter approved Friday that was drafted by Jim Richardson, a longtime LSU economist who frequently advises state officials on tax and budget policy, with input from... Read more

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