Legislative Issues

2021 Legislative Issues – Higher Education

This year’s legislative session starts in April, and CABL will be working with our RESET Louisiana partners PAR and the Committee of 100 on a full legislative agenda. […]

C100 Talk Taxes with Sen. Allain

TAX TALK…The Committee of 100 for Economic Development held an online discussion on the upcoming legislative session, specifically on taxation issues. Senate Committee on Revenue and […]

Tax reform has gone nowhere

By Jim Beam | American Press Louisiana’s legislative leaders are talking about tax reform again, a subject that has been thoroughly studied for many years by […]

Policy group says nearly $1 billion shortfall could be handled with changes in Constitution

BY MARK BALLARD | CAPITOL BUREAU EDITORA public policy thinktank identified Constitutionally protected 28 special funds that could be restructured to provide nearly enough money to […]

C100 Promotes Transportation Investment

The Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc., Louisiana’s Business Roundtable, believes Louisiana’s economic future will be strengthened by increasing our investment in infrastructure, including roads, […]

DOTD chief skeptical for any gas tax hike in 2021

BY WILL SENTELL | STAFF WRITER Louisiana’s transportation chief Monday stopped just short of dismissing chances for a gas tax hike in 2021 that is being […]

Proposed gas tax hike would also alter DOTD spending, operations

Source: Stephanie Riegel | BR Business Report A Baton Rouge-based coalition determined to invest in the state’s crumbling roads and bridges will once again push for a […]

Our Views: Welcome new investment in Louisiana’s petrochemical industry

STAFF EDITORIAL With the nation — and the world — seriously hurt economically during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s good news that Louisiana continues to be an attractive place […]

Louisiana Ranks 31st in the Nation in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Louisiana’s best rankings are in administrative disbursements per mile, capital and bridge disbursements per mile, and rural fatality rate. November 19, 2020 Louisiana’s highway system ranks […]

Some Louisiana Republicans want to ‘swing for the fences’ and eliminate state income taxes

By David Jacobs | The Center Square | Nov 17, 2020 (The Center Square) – Republican legislators on Tuesday called for Louisiana to eliminate state income taxes […]

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