GOVERNOR EDWARDS MAKES CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSION
Baton Rouge - Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards released his plan to eliminate the $304 million budget shortfall for the current fiscal year. The plan includes using the state’s Budget Stabilization Fund, also known as the Rainy Day Fund, as well as other...View Full Article
The Revenue Estimating Committee met Jan 13 and adopted a mid-year shortfall for the 2016-17 state budget. The estimated shortfall is $340 million, with some adjustments that will leave the state needing to cut $313.5 million before the fiscal year ends on June 30.
Some of the cuts can be handled...View Full Article
The Louisiana Department of Economic Development hosted a public hearing on December 29, 2016 to hear comments on proposed rule changes regarding the Industrial Tax Exemption Program.
The proposed rules changes were originally suggested in an Executive Order by Gov. John Bel Edwards back in June...View Full Article
On June 30, 2016, Governor John Bel Edwards formed, by Executive Order, the Governor's Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment. The group is an 18-member Task Force established by Governor Edwards to recommend community-driven solutions for Louisiana's transportation infrastructure...View Full Article