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19 winners and losers in Louisiana's budget and tax battles

Source: - Jun 26, 2018

After over two years of gridlock, Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Legislature finally reached a consensus Sunday (June 24) on how to bring stability to the state's finances.

Lawmakers passed a long-term tax bill that should help the state pay for the programs it runs for the next seven years. They also settled on the spending plan for the budget cycle that begins July 1, after months of debate over what programs should be funded.

During the budget and tax fight that lawmakers dragged out over four sessions this year, there were winners and the losers.


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