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The 2013 Legislative session got off to an uncertain start today as Governor Bobby Jindal focused his opening remarks solely on his request for lawmakers to repeal income taxes. All other major concerns facing the state, and all other aspects of tax reform that might be usefully pursued, seem to have been totally eclipsed by […]
(PDF Version Here) A report released this week by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has provided the public with more information and a better and more balanced analysis of the proposed Medicaid expansion than was previously available from government and independent sources. The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana has reviewed this report […]
PAR has prepared an initial review of the governor’s tax reform plan. This commentary can be found by clicking here.
(PDF Version) Louisiana’s discussion of tax reform has begun. The proposals on the table will generate the most significant fiscal policy debate in many years in Louisiana. The Governor is proposing a plan that contains several major features: the elimination of three types of taxes, including corporate and individual income taxes; an increase in the state […]
PAR and the LSU Public Administration Institute are hosting a public event featuring Tax Foundation members on Thursday, March 21, 2013. Members of the public are invited to attend. This event is scheduled from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Business Education Complex, the home of the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business. […]
In a report released today, the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana recommends the state conduct a more thorough analysis of the costs and benefits of expanding Medicaid coverage for uninsured adults under the Affordable Care Act. Key factors have not been considered in previous analyses. Click here for the full report. PAR again recommends […]