Guest columnists

March 26, 2013

Manufacturers have a growth agenda for the nation

In an ongoing effort to show policy makers the importance of manufacturing to the nation, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) recently released A Growth Agenda: […]
April 3, 2013

‘Revenue neutral’ toughens overhaul

By declaring his massive tax law rewrite would be “revenue neutral,” Gov. Bobby Jindal has boxed himself into a requirement that seems nearly impossible to meet […]
April 3, 2013

Complex to simple – reform the tax systems

Most readers of the Louisiana tax code agree that it is filled with hundreds of exemptions, loopholes and special interest giveaways. It stands as an impediment […]
April 3, 2013

Higher business taxes are not the answer for Louisiana

Quite a few eyebrows raised in the business community recently when Governor Jindal’s Executive Counsel, Tim Barfield, responded to a question about winners and losers under […]