Good Jobs First Subsidy News

02/26/2018

By Greg LeRoy, Good Jobs First

The Caddo Parish debate over a costly tax-break program deserves the attention of every Louisiana taxpayer.

Why? Because local elected officials in Louisiana recently regained a very important power they were stripped of 80 years ago. Unlike any other state in the nation, parish councils, school districts, sheriffs and cities were denied the right to control decisions about whether to grant property tax abatements to corporations.

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