Tax bracket adjustments: A step forward or backward?

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Rep. Stephen Dwight, R-Lake Charles, said Republicans oppose changing the tax brackets to increase taxes on middle- and upper-income taxpayers.(Photo: Sarah Gamard/LSU Manship School News Service)

By Tryfon Boukouvidis and Drew White

A proposal supported by the Legislative Black Caucus to adjust individual income tax brackets to raise $443 million in revenue is at the center of the latest dispute that has stalled talks on how to deal with a projected $1 billion budget shortfall.

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