Senate panel sends 3 tax bills to floor

By Quint Forgey

BATON ROUGE – A speedy Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee advanced three tax proposals to the full chamber for consideration in less than 30 minutes Saturday morning.

Both chambers of the Louisiana Legislature are pulling weekend duty in an attempt to resolve the state’s budget crisis by 6 p.m. Wednesday when this special session must adjourn for good.

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