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“We will never tax, spend and regulate ourselves out of this problem,” former State Treasurer and current U.S. Sen. John Kennedy said about the state’s financial issues.1 “They can raise taxes as high as they want to and we’ll still have a problem. I don’t mean any disrespect, but it’s the spending stupid – that’s the…

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Louisiana was named “America’s least financially literate state.”1 Perhaps that’s why Gov. John Bel Edwards has such a difficult time creating a budget for the state that isn’t such a financial mess. At least that would be a believable excuse. John Bel Edwards’ first budget had more state tax dollars than any state budget in…

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