Louisiana Legislature prepares to enter tax-heavy session

” Tax reform” means different things to different people, but a lot of people across the political spectrum seem to think Louisiana needs it.

As usual during odd-numbered years, the regular legislative session that starts Monday is focused on taxes and spending, though lawmakers can propose up to five nonfiscal bills each.

Gov. John Bel Edwards, who saw his own attempt at a comprehensive tax overhaul rebuffed in 2017, did not include any tax measures in his legislative agenda.

The Democratic governor, however, professed his willingness to work with the
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