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John Bel Edwards proposes sales tax hike for April 1 and other ...

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Jan 19, 2016 ... John Bel Edwards is proposing to increase the sales tax by 25 percent on ... proposes sales tax hike for April 1 and other budget-fixing measures ... The immediate $750 million hole in the budget is the more difficult problem to solve. ... And the governor and legislators will only have four months -- of a total .....

Louisiana sales tax increase: Proposal extends 1-cent hike for five ...

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Feb 28, 2016 ... Set Your Location (Enter City and State or Zip Code) ... John Bel Edwards' administration said a temporary sales tax boost lasting only 18 ... the sales tax is possibly the only tax option for dealing with Louisiana's $900 million ... But the sales tax hike being considered will also make Louisiana's sales t...

Louisiana Will Tax Its Poor To Fill Budget Hole Caused By Tax Cuts ...

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Mar 10, 2016 ... Sales tax hikes and a handful of minor tax increases for businesses will ... It also falls $830 million short of fixing the state's problems, making ...

Jack Humphreville Fights Lone-Wolf Campaign Against City Hall ...

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Mar 1, 2013 ... Read L.A. Weekly's news story on Proposition A: "L.A. Sales Tax Hike: Will $211 Million Increase Fix City's Problems?" While nearly all of L.A.'s.

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Louisiana House passes new alcohol tax, which heads next to the ...

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Mar 6, 2016 ... The new alcohol taxes would produce $4.4 million before June 30 to modestly ... The Louisiana House voted to increase taxes on several types of alcohol. The state Senate will now take up the new taxes, which are supported by Gov. ... for the current budget deficit and $27 million to fix next year's problem.

Ventura County sees a sales tax hike as a fix for transportation ...

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Sep 15, 2015 ... Ventura County sees a sales tax hike as a fix for transportation problems ... "It's desperately needed," said Keith Millhouse, a Moorpark city councilman and ... Metrolink will improve four rail crossings in Moorpark, Simi Valley ... Kettle says Ventura County still needs $300 million to $400 million to bu...

LA to consider sales tax to fix failing streets, sidewalks - KPCC

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Mar 18, 2014 ... The City of L.A.'s Bureau of Street Services currently maintains streets ... city leaders are considering a sales tax increase to fix roads and damaged sidewalks . ... would raise $3.86 billion for failing streets and another $640 million for ... If the proposed tax hike is placed on the November ballot, it will take...