Louisiana – Bid To Rework Louisiana Sales Tax Deal Rejected By Senators

Republican lawmakers seeking to rework or repeal a Louisiana sales tax compromise passed last year seem unlikely to gain traction for the ideas with the Senate tax committee.

The Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee on Monday shot down the first proposal to reach debate.

The panel voted 5-3 against a measure by Shreveport Republican Sen. Barrow Peacock to steer some of the 0.45% sales tax approved in 2018 to road and bridge work in the future.

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by melinda deslatte | associated press
april 22, 2019