Multiple special elections were held on Saturday, March 25 to fill vacant legislative seats and an appellate court judgeship.
In the election to fill the vacant Louisiana House District 42 seat, formerly held by Rep. Jack Montoucet, Republican, John Stefanski won the election outright with 54...View Full Article
The Louisiana Department of Economic Development has released a revised version of the renewal letter and affidavit in regards to the changes in the Industrial Tax Exemption Program. The revised letter and affidavit are linked below:View Full Article
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