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Revenue Estimating Adopts Mid-Year Budget Shortfall

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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...

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LCA Testifies at LED Hearing on ITEP Rules Changes

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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...

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Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment​

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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...

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2016 LCA Annual Meeting

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The 2016 LCA and LCIA Annual Meeting was held October 26-28, 2016 in New Orleans, La. During the course of two and half days, multiple speakers gave presentations, the atendees had opportunities for a group dinner as well as some down time to explore the city. 

Many of the presentations are available for your use, they are linked below.

Neil Newhouse

Jim Richardson: The Fiscal Quagmire

Don Pierson: Louisiana's Chemical Industry, Legacy Industry Positioned for Future Success 

Jim Harris and Greg Bowser: 2016 Elections and Legislative Preview 

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