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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
McCullough plays key role luring companies to stateof the Mississippi Development Authority in June, Project Potter was well under
McCullough plays key role luring companies to state
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
of the Mississippi Development Authority in June, Project Potter was well under way. On Thursday, McCullough stood on the Senate floor accepting congratulations after the Legislature had approved a $254 million bond project to lure German tire... Read more
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USA Today
Corrections & Clarificationscontent officer of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment. Opinion: An editorial Ju
Corrections & Clarifications
USA Today / Posted yesterday
content officer of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment. Opinion: An editorial July 2 misstated the party that controlled the Senate in 2013. It was the Democrats. News: A previous version of the following story incorrectly identified the Greek... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Mississippi approves industrial incentivesof incentives for a tire manufacturing plant and a shipyard. The projects are s
Mississippi approves industrial incentives
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
of incentives for a tire manufacturing plant and a shipyard. The projects are supposed to create 3,500 jobs, combined. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Joey Fillingane says a plant proposed for Hinds County would be the largest tire... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Bryant says industrial deals biggest in state historymet with lawmakers behind closed doors to discuss incentives. "We're going to p
Bryant says industrial deals biggest in state history
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
met with lawmakers behind closed doors to discuss incentives. "We're going to put 3,500 Mississippians to work." State Senate President Pro Tem Terry Burton, R-Newton, said the two projects are projected to total more than $1.5 billion in... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi plans incentives for tire plant, shipyardlegislative session Wednesday, a day after a lawmaker told The Associated Press
Mississippi plans incentives for tire plant, shipyard
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted yesterday
legislative session Wednesday, a day after a lawmaker told The Associated Press that such legislation was imminent. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Joey Fillingane, R-Sumrall, said the state would borrow about $275 million, with most money... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Bryant says industrial deals biggest in Mississippi historymet with lawmakers behind closed doors to discuss incentives. “We’re going to p
Bryant says industrial deals biggest in Mississippi history
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
met with lawmakers behind closed doors to discuss incentives. “We’re going to put 3,500 Mississippians to work.” State Senate President Pro Tem Terry Burton, R-Newton, said the two projects are projected to total more than $1.5 billion in... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Senate leader: 2 new economic projects to create 3,500 jobsMississippi will borrow roughly $275 million to subsidize a tire plant in weste
Senate leader: 2 new economic projects to create 3,500 jobs
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
Mississippi will borrow roughly $275 million to subsidize a tire plant in western Hinds County and a shipyard in Gulfport. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Joey Fillingane, a Sumrall Republican, says the majority of that money will go to the tire... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Mississippi plans incentives for tire plant, shipyardlegislative session Wednesday, a day after a lawmaker told The Associated Press
Mississippi plans incentives for tire plant, shipyard
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
legislative session Wednesday, a day after a lawmaker told The Associated Press that such legislation was imminent. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Joey Fillingane, R-Sumrall, said the state would borrow about $275 million, with most money... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Senate leader: 2 new economic projects to create 3,500 jobsMississippi will borrow roughly $275 million to subsidize a tire plant in weste
Senate leader: 2 new economic projects to create 3,500 jobs
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
Mississippi will borrow roughly $275 million to subsidize a tire plant in western Hinds County and a shipyard in Gulfport. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Joey Fillingane, a Sumrall Republican, says the majority of that money will go to the tire... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Senate leader: 2 new economic projects to create 3,500 jobsMississippi will borrow roughly $275 million to subsidize a tire plant in weste
Senate leader: 2 new economic projects to create 3,500 jobs
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
Mississippi will borrow roughly $275 million to subsidize a tire plant in western Hinds County and a shipyard in Gulfport. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Joey Fillingane, a Sumrall Republican, says the majority of that money will go to the tire... Read more
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The Atlantic
The 2016 Presidential Cheat Sheet: Iowa Caucus Results Editionis he? Right? Gilmore was governor of Virginia from 1998 to 2002. Before that,
The 2016 Presidential Cheat Sheet: Iowa Caucus Results Edition
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
is he? Right? Gilmore was governor of Virginia from 1998 to 2002. Before that, he chaired the Republican National Committee for a year. In 2008, he ran for Senate in Virginia and lost to Mark Warner by 31 points. Who wants him to run?... Read more
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Tax-News.com
US Lawmakers Push Tax Reform After EU ActionReform After EU Actionby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington01 February 2016
US Lawmakers Push Tax Reform After EU Action
Tax-News.com / Posted 4 days ago
Reform After EU Actionby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington01 February 2016 House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R – Texas) and the Chairman of the Tax Policy Subcommittee, Charles Boustany (R – Louisiana),... Read more
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The Advocate
State senators, cautious about fiscal outlook, say they were misled in past, hoping for 'a new day'and seeing today is accurate?” asked Sen. Jim Fannin, a Jonesboro Republican wh
State senators, cautious about fiscal outlook, say they were misled in past, hoping for 'a new day'
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
and seeing today is accurate?” asked Sen. Jim Fannin, a Jonesboro Republican who previously led the House Appropriations Committee. “I’m just trying to figure out a confidence level in the numbers I’m seeing today.” This week was the state... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
State leaders, agencies brace for impact while state budget mess loomsLouisiana leaders gathered at the State Capital for a Senate Finance Committee
State leaders, agencies brace for impact while state budget mess looms
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
Louisiana leaders gathered at the State Capital for a Senate Finance Committee meeting Thursday, though they offered no specifics hints about how they plan to fix the state's budget mess. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne told the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
State leaders, agencies brace for impact while state budget mess loomsLouisiana leaders gathered at the State Capital for a Senate Finance Committee
State leaders, agencies brace for impact while state budget mess looms
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
Louisiana leaders gathered at the State Capital for a Senate Finance Committee meeting Thursday, though they offered no specifics hints about how they plan to fix the state's budget mess. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne told the... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
State leaders, agencies brace for impact while state budget mess loomsLouisiana leaders gathered at the State Capital for a Senate Finance Committee
State leaders, agencies brace for impact while state budget mess looms
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 8 days ago
Louisiana leaders gathered at the State Capital for a Senate Finance Committee meeting Thursday, though they offered no specifics hints about how they plan to fix the state's budget mess. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne told the... Read more
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The Advocate
Senators feel misled about the state’s fiscal situationand seeing today is accurate?” asked Sen. Jim Fannin, a Jonesboro Republican wh
Senators feel misled about the state’s fiscal situation
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
and seeing today is accurate?” asked Sen. Jim Fannin, a Jonesboro Republican who previously led the House Appropriations Committee. “I’m just trying to figure out a confidence level in the numbers I’m seeing today.” This week was the state... Read more
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The Advocate
Senators feel misled about the state’s fiscal situationseeing today is accurate?” asked Sen. Jim Fannin, a Jonesboro Republican who pr
Senators feel misled about the state’s fiscal situation
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
seeing today is accurate?” asked Sen. Jim Fannin, a Jonesboro Republican who previously chaired the House Appropriations Committee. “I’m just trying to figure out a confidence level in the numbers I’m seeing today.” This week was the state... Read more
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The Atlantic
The 2016 Presidential Cheat Sheet: Iowa Caucus Preview Editionis he? Right? Gilmore was governor of Virginia from 1998 to 2002. Before that,
The 2016 Presidential Cheat Sheet: Iowa Caucus Preview Edition
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
is he? Right? Gilmore was governor of Virginia from 1998 to 2002. Before that, he chaired the Republican National Committee for a year. In 2008, he ran for Senate in Virginia and lost to Mark Warner by 31 points. Who wants him to run?... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana politicians eye ‘unlocking’ funds to help deal with budget crisis, but some say that won’t go farthat freeing up that money won’t be as easy as portrayed on the campaign trail.
Louisiana politicians eye ‘unlocking’ funds to help deal with budget crisis, but some say that won’t go far
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
that freeing up that money won’t be as easy as portrayed on the campaign trail. “That was all campaign rhetoric,” said Senate President John A. Alario Jr., the Westwego Republican who will have considerable say in how lawmakers bridge the... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette making do with less — so farWhen University of Louisiana at Lafayette President Joseph Savoie stepped into
Lafayette making do with less — so far
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
When University of Louisiana at Lafayette President Joseph Savoie stepped into his new job in 2008, state funding for higher education in Louisiana had reached a historical peak. It’s been in free fall ever since. Years of cuts have left... Read more
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Slate
Why Some Liberals and Conservatives Are Teaming Up to Rewrite the Constitutionthat requirement. But bills have also called for conventions about a cornucopia
Why Some Liberals and Conservatives Are Teaming Up to Rewrite the Constitution
Slate / Posted 10 days ago
that requirement. But bills have also called for conventions about a cornucopia of issues, ranging from reforming campaign finance to congressional term limits. Critics are concerned that other topics could be introduced once the convention... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
The race for the White Houseimage football fans in Iowa are likely to see this weekend: Ted Cruz, his face
The race for the White House
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 10 days ago
image football fans in Iowa are likely to see this weekend: Ted Cruz, his face smeared with black greasepaint, sitting in a Louisiana duck blind with a borrowed shotgun.More >> Iowa governor wants Cruz defeatedIowa governor wants Cruz... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Once geared toward poor, black students, now major shift in TOPS beneficiarieseducation. Patrick Taylor’s spontaneous and generous pledge would forever chan
Special report: Once geared toward poor, black students, now major shift in TOPS beneficiaries
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
education. Patrick Taylor’s spontaneous and generous pledge would forever change the landscape of higher education in Louisiana — and spawn copycat programs in other states. But the taxpayer-financed scholarship program that bears the... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report, part 2: Once geared toward poor, black students, now major shift in TOPS beneficiarieseducation. Patrick Taylor’s spontaneous and generous pledge would forever chan
Special report, part 2: Once geared toward poor, black students, now major shift in TOPS beneficiaries
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
education. Patrick Taylor’s spontaneous and generous pledge would forever change the landscape of higher education in Louisiana — and spawn copycat programs in other states. But the taxpayer-financed scholarship program that bears the... Read more
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The Advocate
TOPS program cost to taxpayers quintuples since 1998; tough to curtail program with growing beneficiarieseducation. Patrick Taylor’s spontaneous and generous pledge would forever chan
TOPS program cost to taxpayers quintuples since 1998; tough to curtail program with growing beneficiaries
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
education. Patrick Taylor’s spontaneous and generous pledge would forever change the landscape of higher education in Louisiana — and spawn copycat programs in other states. But the taxpayer-financed scholarship program that bears the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
The race for the White Houseimage football fans in Iowa are likely to see this weekend: Ted Cruz, his face
The race for the White House
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
image football fans in Iowa are likely to see this weekend: Ted Cruz, his face smeared with black greasepaint, sitting in a Louisiana duck blind with a borrowed shotgun.more>> Sanders seeks to build on burst of momentum in IowaSanders seeks to... Read more
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The Advocate
Regardless of who briefed Obama on I-10 mess, even best scenario puts Baton Rouge traffic relief years awayon Baton Rouge traffic problems last week, any road relief near the Interstate
Regardless of who briefed Obama on I-10 mess, even best scenario puts Baton Rouge traffic relief years away
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
on Baton Rouge traffic problems last week, any road relief near the Interstate 10 Mississippi River bridge is years away, Louisiana’s transportation chief said. Shawn Wilson, secretary for the state Department of Transportation and Development,... Read more
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The Advocate
Despite presidential notice, I-10 traffic relief years awayon Baton Rouge traffic problems last week, any road relief near the Interstate
Despite presidential notice, I-10 traffic relief years away
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
on Baton Rouge traffic problems last week, any road relief near the Interstate 10 Mississippi River bridge is years away, Louisiana’s transportation chief said. Shawn Wilson, secretary for the state Department of Transportation and Development,... Read more
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The Advocate
Despite presidential notice, I-10 traffic relief years awayon Baton Rouge traffic problems last week, any road relief near the Interstate
Despite presidential notice, I-10 traffic relief years away
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
on Baton Rouge traffic problems last week, any road relief near the Interstate 10 Mississippi River Bridge is years away, Louisiana’s transportation chief said. Shawn Wilson, secretary for the state Department of Transportation and Development,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Jolly aims to prohibit Congress from raising campaign moneyof Congress spend 30 to 40 hours a week raising money for their own re-election
Jolly aims to prohibit Congress from raising campaign money
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
of Congress spend 30 to 40 hours a week raising money for their own re-election campaigns and their parties’ campaign committees, said Jolly, the Indian Shores Republican. That leaves 10 hours or so a week to do their jobs as a... Read more
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The New Yorker
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire Brotherspeople work full-time for the Koch network—more than three times the number of
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire Brothers
The New Yorker / Posted 18 days ago
people work full-time for the Koch network—more than three times the number of people who work for the Republican National Committee. A new, data-filled study by the Harvard scholars Theda Skocpol and Alexander Hertel-Fernandez reports that the... Read more
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The Advocate
A budget accomplishment awash with glitchesIn many ways, the state budget the Senate undoubtedly will pass Monday — with f
A budget accomplishment awash with glitches
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
In many ways, the state budget the Senate undoubtedly will pass Monday — with final passage likely later this week — is a remarkable feat for the Louisiana Legislature. With little to no help from a largely absent governor, the legislators came up... Read more
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The Advocate
Jindal tax credit plan under the scopeOn This Topic How is this not kicking the can down the road? It’s not really
Jindal tax credit plan under the scope
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
On This Topic How is this not kicking the can down the road? It’s not really analogous, says House Appropriations Committee Chairman Jim Fannin, whose name is on the bill that will become the state budget for the fiscal year beginning July... Read more
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The Advocate
Poll shows residents see waste in state spendingAn LSU poll released last week confirmed for Louisiana legislators what they kn
Poll shows residents see waste in state spending
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
An LSU poll released last week confirmed for Louisiana legislators what they knew all along: They’re going to lose no matter what happens with the state budget. A majority of Louisiana adult residents think the state’s $1.6 billion deficit could be... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Empty Chamberwere in the Capitol, sunk into armchairs before the marble fireplace in the pre
The Empty Chamber
The New Yorker / Posted 20 days ago
were in the Capitol, sunk into armchairs before the marble fireplace in the press lounge, which is directly behind the Senate chamber. It was four-thirty on a Wednesday afternoon. McCaskill, in a matching maroon jacket and top, looked... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana senators to Gov. Bobby Jindal: Let's speed up Medicaid expansion processA state Senate committee Monday asked Gov. Bobby Jindal’s health department to
Louisiana senators to Gov. Bobby Jindal: Let's speed up Medicaid expansion process
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
A state Senate committee Monday asked Gov. Bobby Jindal’s health department to stop wasting time and come up with a proposal to expand Medicaid by the end of the year. Jindal and Republican legislators repeatedly have rejected efforts to increase... Read more
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Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Gov.-Elect Edwards announces Cabinet, Executive Staff, BESE Board appointmentsEdwards announced the following positions:Secretary, Department of Health and H
Gov.-Elect Edwards announces Cabinet, Executive Staff, BESE Board appointments
Gonzales Weekly Citizen / Posted 30 days ago
Edwards announced the following positions:Secretary, Department of Health and Hospitals – Dr. Rebekah E. GeeSecretary, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality – Dr. Chuck BrownSecretary, Louisiana Department of Public Safety and... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Edwards announces Cabinet picks, other appointmentsEdwards announced the following positions: Secretary, Department of Health and
Edwards announces Cabinet picks, other appointments
Beauregard Daily News / Posted a month ago
Edwards announced the following positions: Secretary, Department of Health and Hospitals – Dr. Rebekah E. GeeSecretary, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality – Dr. Chuck BrownSecretary, Louisiana Department of Public Safety and... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana lawmakers and the incoming Edwards administration need to control MedicaidOne of Don Gregory’s first calls after taking over the Medicaid program in Loui
Louisiana lawmakers and the incoming Edwards administration need to control Medicaid
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
One of Don Gregory’s first calls after taking over the Medicaid program in Louisiana was from a woman worried about the health effects of having three X-rays in a week. But for Gregory, who oversaw government health care for the poor until his... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana lawmakers and the incoming Edwards administration need to control MedicaidOne of Don Gregory’s first calls after taking over the Medicaid program in Loui
Louisiana lawmakers and the incoming Edwards administration need to control Medicaid
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
One of Don Gregory’s first calls after taking over the Medicaid program in Louisiana was from a woman worried about the health effects of having three x-rays in a week. But for Gregory, who oversaw government health care for the poor until his... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana lawmakers and the incoming Edwards administration need to control MedicaidOne of Don Gregory’s first calls after taking over the Medicaid program in Loui
Louisiana lawmakers and the incoming Edwards administration need to control Medicaid
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
One of Don Gregory’s first calls after taking over the Medicaid program in Louisiana was from a woman worried about the health effects of having three x-rays in a week. But for Gregory, who oversaw government healthcare for the poor until his... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Local Notables Who Left us In 2015 - Editor’s Note: Below is a list of notable local individuals that died this year compiled from paid obituaries and feature obituaries that appeared in the Marietta Daily Journal from Jan. 1 to Dec. 15 2015. JANU...Cobb County Board of Elections and was an area supervisor. She was also the cha
Local Notables Who Left us In 2015 - Editor’s Note: Below is a list of notable local individuals that died this year compiled from paid obituaries and feature obituaries that appeared in the Marietta Daily Journal from Jan. 1 to Dec. 15 2015. JANU...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Cobb County Board of Elections and was an area supervisor. She was also the chairman of the Cobb County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee for 25 years as well as a director. A Seoul, South Korea native, Park was employed as an assistant district... Read more
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The Advocate
Jay Dardenne: Louisiana budget messier than previously thought; tax increases on tableLegislature would need to approve any tax increases or any rollback of tax brea
Jay Dardenne: Louisiana budget messier than previously thought; tax increases on table
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
Legislature would need to approve any tax increases or any rollback of tax breaks. That might be a tall order, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Jack Donahue said in an interview after the news conference. The Mandeville Republican said... Read more
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