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The Advocate
What now? Louisiana legislators ‘kick the can’ on budget, taxes to next yearwas that the changes should be made holistically. “We need comprehensive refor
What now? Louisiana legislators ‘kick the can’ on budget, taxes to next year
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
was that the changes should be made holistically. “We need comprehensive reform but not piecemeal measures,” state Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the Republican House Caucus, said in comments echoed by other conservative... Read more
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The Advocate
What now? Louisiana legislators 'kick the can' to next year’s $600 million tax overhaulwas that the changes should be made holistically. “We need comprehensive refor
What now? Louisiana legislators 'kick the can' to next year’s $600 million tax overhaul
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
was that the changes should be made holistically. “We need comprehensive reform but not piecemeal measures,” state Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the Republican House Caucus, said in comments echoed by other conservative... Read more
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The Advocate
Think tanks: Louisiana’s future looks murkyto veto, setting up the political narrative for the next few months: House Repu
Think tanks: Louisiana’s future looks murky
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
to veto, setting up the political narrative for the next few months: House Republicans fully funded TOPS. Alexandria Rep. Lance Harris said pretty much that in an impassioned speech, during which the head of the House Republican caucus also blamed... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year's tax overhaulwas that the changes should be made holistically. "We need comprehensive refor
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year's tax overhaul
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
was that the changes should be made holistically. "We need comprehensive reform but not piecemeal measures," state Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the Republican House Caucus, said in comments echoed by other conservative... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year's tax overhaulwas that the changes should be made holistically. "We need comprehensive refor
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year's tax overhaul
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
was that the changes should be made holistically. "We need comprehensive reform but not piecemeal measures," state Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the Republican House Caucus, said in comments echoed by other conservative... Read more
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The Advocate
What now? Louisiana legislators 'kick the can' to next year’s tax overhaulwas that the changes should be made holistically. “We need comprehensive refor
What now? Louisiana legislators 'kick the can' to next year’s tax overhaul
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
was that the changes should be made holistically. “We need comprehensive reform but not piecemeal measures,” state Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the Republican House Caucus, said in comments echoed by other conservative... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year’s tax overhaulwas that the changes should be made holistically. “We need comprehensive refor
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year’s tax overhaul
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
was that the changes should be made holistically. “We need comprehensive reform but not piecemeal measures,” state Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the Republican House Caucus, said in comments echoed by other conservative... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana legislators “kick can” to next year’s tax overhaulwas that the changes should be made holistically. “We need comprehensive refor
Louisiana legislators “kick can” to next year’s tax overhaul
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
was that the changes should be made holistically. “We need comprehensive reform but not piecemeal measures,” state Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the Republican House Caucus, said in comments echoed by other conservative... Read more
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The Advocate
Think tanks: La.’s future looks murkyto veto, setting up the political narrative for the next few months: House Repu
Think tanks: La.’s future looks murky
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
to veto, setting up the political narrative for the next few months: House Republicans fully funded TOPS. Alexandria Rep. Lance Harris said pretty much that in an impassioned speech, during which the head of the House Republican caucus also blamed... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana languishes as the pageant of partisan sniping continuesdidn’t raise the money necessary, which will visit “a year’s worth of pain on a
Louisiana languishes as the pageant of partisan sniping continues
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
didn’t raise the money necessary, which will visit “a year’s worth of pain on a lot of people for no reason,” he said. Lance Harris, who is Reynolds’ counterpart for House Republicans, will be tasked next spring with lining up votes among the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
La. Senate-House fight boils over in last hours of second special sessionI'm tired of the Senate always saying that we're jamming them. One of them even
La. Senate-House fight boils over in last hours of second special session
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
I'm tired of the Senate always saying that we're jamming them. One of them even said we're bullying them," said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria. Harris leads the Republicans in the House. The feud extends beyond just partisan politics.... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
La. Senate-House fight boils over in last hours of second special sessionI'm tired of the Senate always saying that we're jamming them. One of them even
La. Senate-House fight boils over in last hours of second special session
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 5 days ago
I'm tired of the Senate always saying that we're jamming them. One of them even said we're bullying them," said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria. Harris leads the Republicans in the House. The feud extends beyond just partisan politics.... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
La. Senate-House fight boils over in last hours of second special sessionI'm tired of the Senate always saying that we're jamming them. One of them even
La. Senate-House fight boils over in last hours of second special session
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 5 days ago
I'm tired of the Senate always saying that we're jamming them. One of them even said we're bullying them," said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria. Harris leads the Republicans in the House. The feud extends beyond just partisan politics.... Read more
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The Advocate
Final day: Gov. John Bel Edwards making last-ditch effort to raise taxes for TOPS, schoolsyear’s second special session. How much they authorize in spending depends on w
Final day: Gov. John Bel Edwards making last-ditch effort to raise taxes for TOPS, schools
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
year’s second special session. How much they authorize in spending depends on whether they pass the tax bill. State Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the House Republican caucus, said he has been checking members almost hourly and... Read more
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The Advocate
Legislature needs time to receive accurate budget informationour state will bring in with everything we have done already. Ultimately, the g
Legislature needs time to receive accurate budget information
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
our state will bring in with everything we have done already. Ultimately, the guessing game this administration wants us to play is a disservice to you, our constituents. State Rep. Lance Harris House Republican delegation chairman A... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards taking a final stab at raising more money for budgetyear’s second special session. How much they authorize in spending depends on w
Gov. John Bel Edwards taking a final stab at raising more money for budget
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
year’s second special session. How much they authorize in spending depends on whether they pass the tax bill. State Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the House Republican caucus, said he has been checking members almost hourly and... Read more
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The Advocate
See if your representative said 'yea' or 'nay' to Louisiana's penny sales-tax increase‘Truck’ Gisclair, D-Larose Cedric Glover, D-Shreveport Jeff Hall, D-Baton Rou
See if your representative said 'yea' or 'nay' to Louisiana's penny sales-tax increase
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
‘Truck’ Gisclair, D-Larose Cedric Glover, D-Shreveport Jeff Hall, D-Baton Rouge Jimmy Harris, D-New Orleans Lance Harris, R-Alexandria Kenny Havard, R-Jackson Bob Hensgens, R-Abbeville Stephanie Hilferty, R-Metairie Dorothy Hill,... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Alario seeking to revive bill to cut income tax deductionsconsidered Sunday. Most Republicans voted against the measure, including House
Alario seeking to revive bill to cut income tax deductions
Southwest Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
considered Sunday. Most Republicans voted against the measure, including House Speaker Taylor Barras and Alexandria Rep. Lance Harris, chairman of the House GOP delegation. The state Republican Party was working against Alario's effort, sending... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana GOP legislators to colleges, universities: Drop deadnot voting for any taxes unless it’s included in a comprehensive tax reform and
Louisiana GOP legislators to colleges, universities: Drop dead
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
not voting for any taxes unless it’s included in a comprehensive tax reform and spending reform package,” said state Rep. Lance Harris, the head of the House Republican delegation, in a typical dodge. “I think a lot of our members feel the same... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
House rejects Edwards bill to lessen income tax deductionsto the bill. But most Republicans voted against the measure, including House Sp
House rejects Edwards bill to lessen income tax deductions
Southwest Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
to the bill. But most Republicans voted against the measure, including House Speaker Taylor Barras and Alexandria Rep. Lance Harris, chairman of the House GOP delegation. House Republican leaders have balked at most tax increases, saying... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
La. House says no to one tax bill, two others pendingto the bill. But most Republicans voted against the measure, including House Sp
La. House says no to one tax bill, two others pending
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
to the bill. But most Republicans voted against the measure, including House Speaker Taylor Barras and Alexandria Rep. Lance Harris, chairman of the House GOP delegation. House Republican leaders have balked at most tax increases, saying... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Louisiana tax bills fail; full funding of TOPS in jeopardythese Republicans who hold a (political) gun to my head. I'll tell them they ha
Louisiana tax bills fail; full funding of TOPS in jeopardy
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
these Republicans who hold a (political) gun to my head. I'll tell them they have to pull the trigger." House GOP Chairman Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, emphasized the opposition to income tax changes before the entire system can be overhauled. "It... Read more
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Island Packet
Analysis: Louisiana's debate over taxes to continue in 2017not voting for any taxes unless it's included in a comprehensive tax reform and
Analysis: Louisiana's debate over taxes to continue in 2017
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
not voting for any taxes unless it's included in a comprehensive tax reform and spending reform package," said Rep. Lance Harris, the head of the House Republican Delegation. "I think a lot of our members feel the same way." A study group... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Spotlight: Another budget crisis, more financial uncertainty likely again next yearnot voting for any taxes unless it’s included in a comprehensive tax reform and
Louisiana Spotlight: Another budget crisis, more financial uncertainty likely again next year
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
not voting for any taxes unless it’s included in a comprehensive tax reform and spending reform package,” said Rep. Lance Harris, the head of the House Republican Delegation. “I think a lot of our members feel the same way.” A study group... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Edwards: Lawmakers should feel 'urgency' of financial situationyear deficit. "It's certainly of a concern. Does it change some people's minds
Edwards: Lawmakers should feel 'urgency' of financial situation
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
year deficit. "It's certainly of a concern. Does it change some people's minds (on taxes)? I don't know," said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria. Without accounting for any possible deficit from this year, lawmakers haven't agreed to raise... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Edwards: Lawmakers should fee 'urgency' of financial situationyear deficit. "It's certainly of a concern. Does it change some people's minds
Edwards: Lawmakers should fee 'urgency' of financial situation
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 days ago
year deficit. "It's certainly of a concern. Does it change some people's minds (on taxes)? I don't know," said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria. Without accounting for any possible deficit from this year, lawmakers haven't agreed to raise... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Edwards: Lawmakers should fee 'urgency' of financial situationyear deficit. "It's certainly of a concern. Does it change some people's minds
Edwards: Lawmakers should fee 'urgency' of financial situation
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
year deficit. "It's certainly of a concern. Does it change some people's minds (on taxes)? I don't know," said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria. Without accounting for any possible deficit from this year, lawmakers haven't agreed to raise... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana House balking at tax exemption rollback for wealthier taxpayersWhite said in an interview. “On some of them, it falls on deaf ears. They’re ju
Louisiana House balking at tax exemption rollback for wealthier taxpayers
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
White said in an interview. “On some of them, it falls on deaf ears. They’re just ‘no’ on everything.” State Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who chairs the Republican caucus, said the opponents are reflecting the view of constituents who... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Senate tax package nearly twice as much as House versionD-Bogalusa, delayed a vote Thursday, saying she didn't have enough support. She
Senate tax package nearly twice as much as House version
The Daily Comet / Posted 13 days ago
D-Bogalusa, delayed a vote Thursday, saying she didn't have enough support. She'll try again for a vote Sunday night. Rep. Lance Harris, chairman of the House Republican delegation, has been encouraging colleagues to vote against the bill. "This... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana House balking at tax exemption rollback for wealthier taxpayersWhite said in an interview. “On some of them, it falls on deaf ears. They’re ju
Louisiana House balking at tax exemption rollback for wealthier taxpayers
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
White said in an interview. “On some of them, it falls on deaf ears. They’re just ‘no’ on everything.” State Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who chairs the Republican caucus, said the opponents are reflecting the view of constituents who... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Senate tax package nearly twice as much as House versionD-Bogalusa, delayed a vote Thursday, saying she didn't have enough support. She
Senate tax package nearly twice as much as House version
The Houma Courier / Posted 13 days ago
D-Bogalusa, delayed a vote Thursday, saying she didn't have enough support. She'll try again for a vote Sunday night. Rep. Lance Harris, chairman of the House Republican delegation, has been encouraging colleagues to vote against the bill. "This... Read more
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The Advocate
Complicated tax measure advances from Louisiana House committee, would raise $113M to plug budget holeshold 61 seats in the 105-member House. More On This Topic “It’s bad policy. I
Complicated tax measure advances from Louisiana House committee, would raise $113M to plug budget holes
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
hold 61 seats in the 105-member House. More On This Topic “It’s bad policy. It’s a temporary fix,” said state Rep. Lance Harris from Alexandria, who is the Republican caucus chairman. The more conservative House has raised $222 million so... Read more
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The Advocate
Compromise tax measure advances from House committeehold 61 seats in the 105-member House. More On This Topic “It’s bad policy. I
Compromise tax measure advances from House committee
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
hold 61 seats in the 105-member House. More On This Topic “It’s bad policy. It’s a temporary fix,” said state Rep. Lance Harris from Alexandria, who is the Republican caucus chairman. The more conservative House has raised $222 million so... Read more
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The Advocate
Compromise tax measure advances from House committeehold 61 seats in the 105-member House. More On This Topic “It’s bad policy. I
Compromise tax measure advances from House committee
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
hold 61 seats in the 105-member House. More On This Topic “It’s bad policy. It’s a temporary fix,” said state Rep. Lance Harris from Alexandria, who is the Republican caucus chairman. The more conservative House has raised $222 million so... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
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Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament gets underway
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Heights, Va.1970 496 Reel King Bump Styron, Morehead City1971 377 Alpha D’Amour Carroll Ballou, Morehead City1972 487 Wahoo Lance Harris, Springfield, Va.1973 530.5 Sea Tramp John Waldin, Charlotte1974 451 C’lest la Vie L.B. Britton Jr., Ahoskie1975... Read more
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The Advocate
Tensions high in Louisiana House“Nerves are raw” was how House Republican Caucus Chairman Lance Harris explaine
Tensions high in Louisiana House
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
“Nerves are raw” was how House Republican Caucus Chairman Lance Harris explained the confrontation during the first hours of the second special session. Legislators had ended one session and began anew 30 minutes later because the Louisiana House,... Read more
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The Advocate
In rarely seen twist, last-minute candidate Taylor Barras selected Louisiana House speakerwanted to select its own leadership. “We said all along we had the votes to el
In rarely seen twist, last-minute candidate Taylor Barras selected Louisiana House speaker
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
wanted to select its own leadership. “We said all along we had the votes to elect a Republican,” House Majority Leader Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, said. “We made history today because now we have an independent Legislature.” When asked why the... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Edwards to lawmakers: 'We have unfinished business'money out of someone’s pocket, I’m not for raising taxes on individuals or enti
Edwards to lawmakers: 'We have unfinished business'
Southwest Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
money out of someone’s pocket, I’m not for raising taxes on individuals or entities in this session period,” said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, chairman of the House GOP delegation. The 18-day session began Monday night, immediately after... Read more
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The Advocate
House, Senate working to repair frayed relationship after construction bill spat but tensions remainbillions of dollars for construction projects throughout the state. More On Th
House, Senate working to repair frayed relationship after construction bill spat but tensions remain
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
billions of dollars for construction projects throughout the state. More On This Topic House Republican Caucus Chairman Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, called Monday “a stressful day.” “Everyone’s nerves are raw from being here since Feb. 14,” he... Read more
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The Advocate
'The most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard': Democrats question House leadership after construction bill spatup the bill anyway but fell bellow the two-thirds votes needed in the GOP-contr
'The most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard': Democrats question House leadership after construction bill spat
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
up the bill anyway but fell bellow the two-thirds votes needed in the GOP-controlled chamber. But House GOP Chairman Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, said he believes that Republicans are still firmly behind Barras. He said speculation otherwise... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Edwards tell legislators there's unfinished businessmoney out of someone's pocket, I'm not for raising taxes on individuals or enti
Edwards tell legislators there's unfinished business
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
money out of someone's pocket, I'm not for raising taxes on individuals or entities in this session period," said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, chairman of the House GOP delegation. The 18-day session began Monday night, immediately after... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Edwards to lawmakers: We have some unfinished businessmoney out of someone's pocket, I'm not for raising taxes on individuals or enti
Edwards to lawmakers: We have some unfinished business
The Houma Courier / Posted 22 days ago
money out of someone's pocket, I'm not for raising taxes on individuals or entities in this session period," said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, chairman of the House GOP delegation. The 18-day session began Monday night, immediately after... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Edwards to lawmakers: We have some unfinished businessmoney out of someone's pocket, I'm not for raising taxes on individuals or enti
Edwards to lawmakers: We have some unfinished business
The Daily Comet / Posted 22 days ago
money out of someone's pocket, I'm not for raising taxes on individuals or entities in this session period," said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, chairman of the House GOP delegation. The 18-day session began Monday night, immediately after... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Taxes or TOPS; legislature must decideand spending reform, and I don't think there's any chance of either happening i
Taxes or TOPS; legislature must decide
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 22 days ago
and spending reform, and I don't think there's any chance of either happening in a three-week special session," said Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, who is chairman of the House Republican Caucus. "The appetite for raising taxes is lacking in... Read more
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The Advocate
'The most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard': Democrats question House leadership after construction bill spatup the bill anyway but fell bellow the two-thirds votes needed in the GOP-contr
'The most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard': Democrats question House leadership after construction bill spat
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
up the bill anyway but fell bellow the two-thirds votes needed in the GOP-controlled chamber. But House GOP Chairman Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, said he believes that Republicans are still firmly behind Barras. He said speculation otherwise... Read more
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The Advocate
'The most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard'; Democrats question House leadership after construction bill spatup the bill anyway but fell bellow the two-thirds votes needed in the GOP-contr
'The most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard'; Democrats question House leadership after construction bill spat
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
up the bill anyway but fell bellow the two-thirds votes needed in the GOP-controlled chamber. But House GOP Chairman Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, said he believes that Republicans are still firmly behind Barras. He said speculation otherwise... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' special session strategy in place; will conservatives foil his plans?year. Do you permanently raise income taxes to fund TOPS this year?” The answe
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' special session strategy in place; will conservatives foil his plans?
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
year. Do you permanently raise income taxes to fund TOPS this year?” The answer for Henry is definitely no. State Rep. Lance Harris, who chairs the Republican House caucus, feels the same way, even though Rapides Regional Medical Center, the... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' special session strategy in place; will conservatives foil his plans?year. Do you permanently raise income taxes to fund TOPS this year?” The answe
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' special session strategy in place; will conservatives foil his plans?
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
year. Do you permanently raise income taxes to fund TOPS this year?” The answer for Henry is definitely no. State Rep. Lance Harris, who chairs the Republican House caucus, feels the same way, even though Rapides Regional Medical Center, the... Read more
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The Advocate
Question for special session is whether conservatives will go alongyear. Do you permanently raise income taxes to fund TOPS this year?” The answe
Question for special session is whether conservatives will go along
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
year. Do you permanently raise income taxes to fund TOPS this year?” The answer for Henry is definitely no. State Rep. Lance Harris, who chairs the Republican House caucus, feels the same way, even though Rapides Regional Medical Center, the... Read more
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The Advocate
Bid to toughen anti-smoking rules on school grounds dies in Legislaturethe law. “Looking at this conference report this thing is a lot different from
Bid to toughen anti-smoking rules on school grounds dies in Legislature
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
the law. “Looking at this conference report this thing is a lot different from when it left the House,” GOP House Leader Lance Harris, of Alexandria, said. More On This Topic State Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, who calls himself a... Read more
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