By Samuel Carter Karlin
BATON ROUGE — As legislators deal with a $600 million shortfall for the fiscal year that starts July 1, many are looking toward a special session in June to raise revenue for state government services.
Some lawmakers are targeting tax breaks, and Gov. John Bel Edwards has indicated support for eliminating some of them.
But most exemptions, exclusions, rebates, credits and deductions wouldn’t save the state money for at least a year if the Legislature scrapped them.