Leger supports film leader's request for Jindal to veto film tax credit cap
Posted on 6/17/2015 1:04:00 PM.
State film leaders are urging Governor Bobby Jindal to veto legislation that would cap the state's film tax credit at $180 million.  The bill puts a cap on the redemption of film tax credits, but does not limit how many tax credits can be issued.  
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Higher ed tax credit key to budget negotiations
Posted on 6/3/2015 8:36:00 PM.
State Revenue Secretary Tim Barfield says there's a greater possibility Governor Jindal will veto the budget, if a tax credit for higher education is not approved by the legislature.  Barfield says the legislation would be used as a offset to the revenue generating tax bills already approved by the House.  
(pic of Tim Barfield and Senator Jack Donahue)
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House leaders committed to override session, if necessary
Posted on 5/12/2015 3:05:00 AM.
Legislative leaders in the state House of Representatives say they are committed to an override veto session if Governor Jindal vetoes the revenue generating bills they have passed.  The House has approved legislation that raises $615 million to protect higher education and reduce cuts to health care.  
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Cassidy plans to push forward on Keystone project despite veto threat
Posted on 1/6/2015 3:50:00 PM.
A new republican controlled Congress is already battling with President Barack Obama over the much-delayed Keyston XL oil pipeline. The White House has issued a veto threat, if lawmakers approve the Canada-to-Texas pipeline. Newly elected Republican Senator Bill Cassidy doesn't understand the opposition.
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