Sadow: “With little disruption Louisiana could wipe out its corporate income tax in a little over a year… economic activity set off by the elimination of these would swell the state coffers by other means.”
North Dakota Senator Curtis Olafson (R – Edinburg), who flew in to testify as national spokesman, was met with as many welcomes and jokes as he was with questions.
Instead of allowing a Senate Committee to kill a bill that otherwise stands a strong chance of passing the full Senate, supporters of Health Care Compacts have decided to voluntarily defer their legislation until the next session.
Louisiana’s House of Representatives voted to pass Rep. Brett Geymann’s Resolution 27 on Monday, which is designed to block allocation of “one-time” non-recurring money as a way to plug budget gaps. Geymann says his legislation will help force meaningful spending cuts. Gov. Bobby Jindal disagrees.