Committee gears up for negotiations on revenue-raising measures

Walt Leger, D-New Orleans, left, introduces his revenue-raising bills to the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. Seated to his right is Luke Morris of the Louisiana Revenue Department. (Photo: Ryan Noonan/Manship School News Service)

By Ryan Noonan and Kaylee Poche

Discussion heated up at Tuesday’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing, as legislators expressed frustration over the inability of their colleagues to reach an agreement on how to deal with the state’s projected $1 billion budget shortfall.

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