Jindal-backed SAVE Act in trouble
Posted on 6/8/2015 5:23:00 PM.
A higher education tax credit designed to provide an offset to revenue generating bills receives a cold shoulder from House members. The legislation is called the SAVE ACT and the Jindal administration is pushing it. But democrats, like Amite Representative John Bel Edwards, says the measure doesn't really do anything and it makes no sense for the legislature to pass it.
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House approves $200 million cap on film tax credits
Posted on 5/7/2015 5:39:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
The House approved a measure that would limit the amount of credits issued as part of the film tax program to $200 million dollars despite objections from lawmakers who thought the cap should be lower. 
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Beer sales at movie theaters bill heads to governor's desk
Posted on 5/30/2014 5:09:00 PM.
Governor Jindal has a bill on his desk that would allow more movie theaters in Louisiana to sell alcohol. Only five cinemas can do so now, because they received a permit before the law was changed in 1994. New Orleans Representative Jeff Arnold is one of the lawmakers who would like more theaters to have the ability to sell beer.
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Update: House transportation approves traffic ticket camera legislation
Posted on 3/31/2014 4:00:00 PM.
The state House Transportation Committee approves legislation that would prohibit using cameras to issue traffic tickets on state highways, unless the vehicle was traveling 10 miles per hour over the speed limit. New Orleans Representative Jeff Arnold says speed cameras are not used to improve traffic safety, but boost local government revenues. More
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Arnold files traffic camera bill for third time
Posted on 3/7/2014 5:17:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
A New Orleans lawmaker thinks the use of red light cameras should be left up to voters in their parish or municipality. This will be the third time Representative Jeff Arnold has proposed taking the traffic camera citation issue to the polls. He says citizens lose their right to be innocent till proven guilty by the way these programs work.

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