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Calgary Sun
Weight-loss doc Stanley Bernstein beats back 'steering' complainta complaint about Dr. Bernstein's advertising at a particular point in time sev
Weight-loss doc Stanley Bernstein beats back 'steering' complaint
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
a complaint about Dr. Bernstein's advertising at a particular point in time several years ago," the doctor's lawyer, Neil Abramson, said Thursday. "The College of Physicians and Surgeons gave him a caution...and really the matter of steering... Read more
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CTV News
Weight-loss doc Stanley Bernstein beats back 'steering' complainta complaint about Dr. Bernstein's advertising at a particular point in time sev
Weight-loss doc Stanley Bernstein beats back 'steering' complaint
CTV News / Posted yesterday
a complaint about Dr. Bernstein's advertising at a particular point in time several years ago," the doctor's lawyer, Neil Abramson, said Thursday. "The College of Physicians and Surgeons gave him a caution...and really the matter of steering... Read more
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The Advocate
What now? Louisiana legislators ‘kick the can’ on budget, taxes to next yeargovernor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money fr
What now? Louisiana legislators ‘kick the can’ on budget, taxes to next year
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
governor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money from another high-profile nemesis, state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who chairs the House tax committee that killed several of the governor’s revenue-raising... Read more
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The Advocate
What now? Louisiana legislators 'kick the can' to next year’s $600 million tax overhaulgovernor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money fr
What now? Louisiana legislators 'kick the can' to next year’s $600 million tax overhaul
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
governor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money from another high-profile nemesis, state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who chairs the House tax committee that killed several of the governor’s revenue-raising... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year's tax overhaulgovernor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money fr
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year's tax overhaul
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
governor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money from another high-profile nemesis, state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who chairs the House tax committee that killed several of the governor's revenue-raising... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year's tax overhaulgovernor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money fr
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year's tax overhaul
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
governor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money from another high-profile nemesis, state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who chairs the House tax committee that killed several of the governor's revenue-raising... Read more
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The Advocate
What now? Louisiana legislators 'kick the can' to next year’s tax overhaulgovernor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money fr
What now? Louisiana legislators 'kick the can' to next year’s tax overhaul
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
governor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money from another high-profile nemesis, state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who chairs the House tax committee that killed several of the governor’s revenue-raising... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year’s tax overhaulgovernor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money fr
Louisiana legislators 'kick can' to next year’s tax overhaul
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
governor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money from another high-profile nemesis, state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who chairs the House tax committee that killed several of the governor’s revenue-raising... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana legislators “kick can” to next year’s tax overhaulgovernor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money fr
Louisiana legislators “kick can” to next year’s tax overhaul
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
governor also could whack an $11 million request in state construction money from another high-profile nemesis, state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who chairs the House tax committee that killed several of the governor’s revenue-raising... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
As special session enters final stretch, lawmaker answers criticsbills to help approach that $300 million mark made it out of the House Ways and
As special session enters final stretch, lawmaker answers critics
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 10 days ago
bills to help approach that $300 million mark made it out of the House Ways and Means Committee for which Rep. Neil Abramson serves as chairman. "They will help the bottom line and the good news is we reached compromise on it, parties... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
As special session enters final stretch, lawmaker answers criticsbills to help approach that $300 million mark made it out of the House Ways and
As special session enters final stretch, lawmaker answers critics
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
bills to help approach that $300 million mark made it out of the House Ways and Means Committee for which Rep. Neil Abramson serves as chairman. "They will help the bottom line and the good news is we reached compromise on it, parties... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Cuts looming as state lawmakers enter final week of special sessionbeginning July 1. So far, they agreed to about $220 million. "We have to be se
Cuts looming as state lawmakers enter final week of special session
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
beginning July 1. So far, they agreed to about $220 million. "We have to be sensitive when we raise revenue," said Rep. Neil Abramson, D-News Orleans and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. "We are in a very difficult economic... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana poised for political stalemate that could mimic Washington's frustrating partisanshipcampaign techniques; one recent phone bank call urged constituents of Democrati
Louisiana poised for political stalemate that could mimic Washington's frustrating partisanship
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
campaign techniques; one recent phone bank call urged constituents of Democratic House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neil Abramson, who represents a liberal district but has bucked Edwards on several budget votes, to leave voicemail messages... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Fate of remaining tax proposals rests with House lawmakersto heavily rewrite the bill. To get the measure out of committee, White had agr
Fate of remaining tax proposals rests with House lawmakers
Southwest Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
to heavily rewrite the bill. To get the measure out of committee, White had agreed to changes by Ways and Means Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, that made the bill’s effects temporary and would require the state to repay taxpayers for their... Read more
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Island Packet
Fate of remaining tax proposals rests with House lawmakersto heavily rewrite the bill. To get the measure out of committee, White had ag
Fate of remaining tax proposals rests with House lawmakers
Island Packet / Posted 13 days ago
to heavily rewrite the bill. To get the measure out of committee, White had agreed to changes by Ways and Means Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, that made the bill's effects temporary and would require the state to repay taxpayers for their... Read more
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The Advocate
Grace: Louisiana poised for political stalemate that could mimic Washington's frustrating partisanshipcampaign techniques; one recent phone bank call urged constituents of Democrati
Grace: Louisiana poised for political stalemate that could mimic Washington's frustrating partisanship
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
campaign techniques; one recent phone bank call urged constituents of Democratic House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neil Abramson, who represents a liberal district but has bucked Edwards on several budget votes, to leave voicemail messages... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana House balking at tax exemption rollback for wealthier taxpayersOrleans, is the sponsor. The next step for SB10 and SB6 is to win passage from
Louisiana House balking at tax exemption rollback for wealthier taxpayers
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Orleans, is the sponsor. The next step for SB10 and SB6 is to win passage from the House Ways and Means Committee. Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, the committee chairman, did not respond to a text Thursday afternoon asking whether he would... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana House balking at tax exemption rollback for wealthier taxpayersOrleans, is the sponsor. The next step for SB10 and SB6 is to win passage from
Louisiana House balking at tax exemption rollback for wealthier taxpayers
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Orleans, is the sponsor. The next step for SB10 and SB6 is to win passage from the House Ways and Means Committee. Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, the committee chairman, did not respond to a text Thursday afternoon asking whether he would... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards appears well short of new tax revenue he'd like Legislature to raise; Plan B: Spending cutsby 2018. State Rep. Jim Morris, R-Oil City and a staunch tax opponent, said in
Gov. John Bel Edwards appears well short of new tax revenue he'd like Legislature to raise; Plan B: Spending cuts
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
by 2018. State Rep. Jim Morris, R-Oil City and a staunch tax opponent, said in an interview Tuesday that he and state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, are prepared to vote for White’s bill if it includes their changes. Morris and Abramson, who... Read more
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The Advocate
Faux Democrat Neil Abramson has to vote sometimes, but don’t expect honesty“Vote for the man the politicians hate” might be a catchy campaign slogan, and
Faux Democrat Neil Abramson has to vote sometimes, but don’t expect honesty
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
“Vote for the man the politicians hate” might be a catchy campaign slogan, and Neil Abramson will be entitled to use it if he runs for the state Senate. Abramson won’t say whether he will run, which means he almost certainly will. He is,... Read more
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The Advocate
Complicated tax measure advances from Louisiana House committee, would raise $113M to plug budget holesthe entire Legislature. The House committee narrowly defeated a similar measur
Complicated tax measure advances from Louisiana House committee, would raise $113M to plug budget holes
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
the entire Legislature. The House committee narrowly defeated a similar measure last week on a 10-9 vote with state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, and the committee chairman, casting the deciding vote. But it was Abramson who took the lead... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Thumbs Up/Thumbs DownInside. The awards are named in honor of association founder Diana Pinckley. A
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 15 days ago
Inside. The awards are named in honor of association founder Diana Pinckley. A ceremony is set for Sept. 15. State Rep. Neil Abramson,D-New Orleans, played a childish game near the end of the annual legislative session by single-handedly... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans This Week, June 14, 2016kibosh on key elements of Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax bills. The House Ways and
I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans This Week, June 14, 2016
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 15 days ago
kibosh on key elements of Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax bills. The House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Democrat Rep. Neil Abramson of New Orleans but with a GOP majority, scuttled Edwards-backed measures to generate more revenue via various... Read more
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The Advocate
Compromise tax measure advances from House committeethe entire Legislature. The House committee narrowly defeated a similar measur
Compromise tax measure advances from House committee
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
the entire Legislature. The House committee narrowly defeated a similar measure last week on a 10-9 vote with state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, and the committee chairman, casting the deciding vote. But it was Abramson who took the lead... Read more
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The Advocate
Abramson missing in action on key House votes“Vote for the man the politicians hate” might be a catchy campaign slogan, and
Abramson missing in action on key House votes
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
“Vote for the man the politicians hate” might be a catchy campaign slogan, and Neil Abramson will be entitled to use it if he runs for the state Senate. Abramson won’t say whether he will run, which means he almost certainly will. He is,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
How lawmakers voted on bill sought by Edwards to fill gapsable to recoup the tax breaks in 2018. The bill was sent to the House with a 10
How lawmakers voted on bill sought by Edwards to fill gaps
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
able to recoup the tax breaks in 2018. The bill was sent to the House with a 10-9 vote: VOTING FOR THE BILL (10): Reps. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, chairman; Jim Morris, R-Oil City, vice chairman; Joe Bouie, D-New Orleans; Chris Broadwater,... Read more
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The Daily Comet
La. lawmakers advance plan to raise $100 millionit can be changed again. To get the measure out of committee, lawmakers agreed
La. lawmakers advance plan to raise $100 million
The Daily Comet / Posted 15 days ago
it can be changed again. To get the measure out of committee, lawmakers agreed to a heavy rewrite crafted by Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, that could leave the state on the hook for paying back as much as $257 million to taxpayers in... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Portion of state deficit plugged, income tax hike failstax” enjoyed far more success than an Administration effort to enact a new inco
Portion of state deficit plugged, income tax hike fails
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
tax” enjoyed far more success than an Administration effort to enact a new income tax hike last week. Democratic State Rep. Neil Abramson cast the deciding vote last Tuesday to kill House Bill 11, the Governor’s proposed reduction in itemized... Read more
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The Advocate
Compromise tax measure advances from House committeethe entire Legislature. The House committee narrowly defeated a similar measur
Compromise tax measure advances from House committee
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
the entire Legislature. The House committee narrowly defeated a similar measure last week on a 10-9 vote with state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans and the committee chairman, casting the deciding vote. But it was Abramson who took the lead to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
La. lawmakers advance plan to raise $100 millionit can be changed again. To get the measure out of committee, lawmakers agreed
La. lawmakers advance plan to raise $100 million
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 days ago
it can be changed again. To get the measure out of committee, lawmakers agreed to a heavy rewrite crafted by Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, that could leave the state on the hook for paying back as much as $257 million to taxpayers in... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
House considering compromise proposal on income tax billmoney raised if tax hikes passed earlier this year bring in more dollars than e
House considering compromise proposal on income tax bill
Southwest Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
money raised if tax hikes passed earlier this year bring in more dollars than expected. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who cast the deciding vote to stall the prior bill, described the compromise proposal as “a... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards appears well short of new tax revenue he'd like Legislature to raise; Plan B: Spending cutsby 2018. State Rep. Jim Morris, R-Oil City and a staunch tax opponent, said in
Gov. John Bel Edwards appears well short of new tax revenue he'd like Legislature to raise; Plan B: Spending cuts
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
by 2018. State Rep. Jim Morris, R-Oil City and a staunch tax opponent, said in an interview Tuesday that he and state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, are prepared to vote for White’s bill if it includes their changes. Morris and Abramson, who... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards appears well short of new tax revenue he'd like Legislature to raise; Plan B: Spending cutsby 2018. State Rep. Jim Morris, R-Oil City and a staunch tax opponent, said in
Gov. John Bel Edwards appears well short of new tax revenue he'd like Legislature to raise; Plan B: Spending cuts
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
by 2018. State Rep. Jim Morris, R-Oil City and a staunch tax opponent, said in an interview Tuesday that he and state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, are prepared to vote for White’s bill if it includes their changes. Morris and Abramson, who... Read more
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The Daily Comet
House considering compromise proposal on income tax billmoney raised if tax hikes passed earlier this year bring in more dollars than e
House considering compromise proposal on income tax bill
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
money raised if tax hikes passed earlier this year bring in more dollars than expected. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who cast the deciding vote to stall the prior bill, described the compromise proposal as "a... Read more
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The Advocate
Behind the scenes, Louisiana House considers compromise on key income tax billmoney raised if tax hikes passed earlier this year bring in more dollars than e
Behind the scenes, Louisiana House considers compromise on key income tax bill
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
money raised if tax hikes passed earlier this year bring in more dollars than expected. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who cast the deciding vote to stall the prior bill, described the compromise proposal as “a... Read more
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The Houma Courier
House considering compromise proposal on income tax billmoney raised if tax hikes passed earlier this year bring in more dollars than e
House considering compromise proposal on income tax bill
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
money raised if tax hikes passed earlier this year bring in more dollars than expected. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, who cast the deciding vote to stall the prior bill, described the compromise proposal as "a... Read more
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The Advocate
Fixes for Girl Scouts, other exemptions held hostage as Louisiana legislators angle on taxes; Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax bill to get another shot?measure, House Bill 11, was defeated in Ways and Means on a 10-9 vote on Wednes
Fixes for Girl Scouts, other exemptions held hostage as Louisiana legislators angle on taxes; Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax bill to get another shot?
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
measure, House Bill 11, was defeated in Ways and Means on a 10-9 vote on Wednesday. The committee chairman, state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, cast the tie-breaking vote to defeat HB11. In an interview afterward that day, he said he... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Commentary: “Gang of No” fiddles while Louisiana burnscame last week. House Speaker Taylor Barras, a Republican from New Iberia, and
Commentary: “Gang of No” fiddles while Louisiana burns
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 17 days ago
came last week. House Speaker Taylor Barras, a Republican from New Iberia, and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neil Abramson, a Democrat from New Orleans who is in league with the GOP's "Gang of No," strained credulity in preventing a... Read more
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The Advocate
Fixes for Girl Scouts and other exemptions held hostage as legislators angle on taxesmeasure, House Bill 11, was defeated in Ways and Means on a 10-9 vote on Wednes
Fixes for Girl Scouts and other exemptions held hostage as legislators angle on taxes
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
measure, House Bill 11, was defeated in Ways and Means on a 10-9 vote on Wednesday. The committee chairman, state Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, cast the tie-breaking vote to defeat HB11. In an interview afterward that day, he said he... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Spotlight: House, Senate tensions high in tax special sessionand from some House members, who unsuccessfully tried to force a vote on the bi
Louisiana Spotlight: House, Senate tensions high in tax special session
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
and from some House members, who unsuccessfully tried to force a vote on the bill. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, was largely blamed for the stalemate. He didn’t show up to try to strike a deal on the measure... Read more
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The Advocate
‘The person I trust least’: State Rep. Neil Abramson’s controversial tactics win him few fans among legislatorsantsy Monday afternoon, hours before the regular session would end, when they c
‘The person I trust least’: State Rep. Neil Abramson’s controversial tactics win him few fans among legislators
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
antsy Monday afternoon, hours before the regular session would end, when they couldn’t find the bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Neil Abramson, for the second day in a row. Abramson wanted to bottle up the bill, which was up for final approval in the... Read more
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The Advocate
Leadership choices shaping session voteshis other efforts. The chairmanship of Ways and Means went to the only Democra
Leadership choices shaping session votes
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
his other efforts. The chairmanship of Ways and Means went to the only Democratic vote against Edwards’ choice of Leger, Neil Abramson, of New Orleans. Rather than playing a peacemaker, though, Abramson infuriated his fellow House Democrats,... Read more
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The Advocate
Tactics of state Rep. Neil Abramson win few fans among fellow legislatorsantsy Monday afternoon, hours before the regular session would end, when they c
Tactics of state Rep. Neil Abramson win few fans among fellow legislators
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
antsy Monday afternoon, hours before the regular session would end, when they couldn’t find the bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Neil Abramson, for the second day in a row. Abramson wanted to bottle up the bill, which was up for final approval in the... Read more
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The Advocate
Tensions high in Louisiana Housefully fund TOPS and keep the public hospitals open. Frustrated representatives
Tensions high in Louisiana House
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
fully fund TOPS and keep the public hospitals open. Frustrated representatives took it out on New Orleans Democratic Rep. Neil Abramson, who as chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee, on his own, held up a vote to approve the “capital... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Lawmakers' political games are hurting Louisianacame last week. House Speaker Taylor Barras, a Republican from New Iberia, and
Lawmakers' political games are hurting Louisiana
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 20 days ago
came last week. House Speaker Taylor Barras, a Republican from New Iberia, and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neil Abramson, a Democrat from New Orleans who is in league with the GOP’s “Gang of No,” strained credulity in preventing a... Read more
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The Advocate
Leadership choices shaping session voteshis other efforts. The chairmanship of Ways and Means went to the only Democra
Leadership choices shaping session votes
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
his other efforts. The chairmanship of Ways and Means went to the only Democratic vote against Edwards’ choice of Leger, Neil Abramson, of New Orleans. Rather than playing a peacemaker, though, Abramson has infuriated his fellow House Democrats,... Read more
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The Advocate
Did you know? Not 'Section 8 housing,' but low-priced downtown living for legislators during sessionabout it,“ Morris said. “I can tell you, the apartment I rented on my own was m
Did you know? Not 'Section 8 housing,' but low-priced downtown living for legislators during session
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
about it,“ Morris said. “I can tell you, the apartment I rented on my own was much nicer.” Morris is bunking with Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans. Morris is vice chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee that oversees taxes. Abramson is... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
House backs tax bills, but far short of Edwards' requestdisarray that it needed a rewrite. Senators accused the House of refusing to ne
House backs tax bills, but far short of Edwards' request
Southwest Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
disarray that it needed a rewrite. Senators accused the House of refusing to negotiate. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Neil Abramson, who was blamed for tanking the bill, has tried to defuse the tension in recent days, by getting the bill to... Read more
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The Advocate
In rarely seen twist, last-minute candidate Taylor Barras selected Louisiana House speakerIn the second vote, Hilferty voted for Barras. Her support along with Henry’s v
In rarely seen twist, last-minute candidate Taylor Barras selected Louisiana House speaker
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
In the second vote, Hilferty voted for Barras. Her support along with Henry’s votes and the backing of Democratic Rep. Neil Abramson, of New Orleans, provided the Republican’s margin of victory. Abramson was the only one of the House’s 42... Read more
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The Advocate
Leadership choices shaping session voteshis other efforts. The chairmanship of Ways and Means went to the only Democra
Leadership choices shaping session votes
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
his other efforts. The chairmanship of Ways and Means went to the only Democratic vote against Edwards’ choice of Leger, Neil Abramson, of New Orleans. Rather than playing a peacemaker, though, Abramson has infuriated his fellow House Democrats,... Read more
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