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Tax Reform Debate (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-02-16

Duration: 00:05:04

Subjects: Taxes | Tax reform


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Green, William Interviewee
  • Butkus, Neva Interviewee
  • Erspamer, Daniel Interviewee
  • DeCuir, Jason Interviewee


This segment from the February 16, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on the upcoming debate on tax reform in the Louisiana Legislature. Her report touches on the possibility of phasing out the personal income tax and possible changes to the taxes on businesses. She interviews: William Green, the president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI); Neva Butkus, state policy analyst for the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy; Daniel Erspamer, the CEO of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy; and Jason DeCuir, chairman of the LABI board.