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Edwards' gross receipts tax pitch is made

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Edwards' gross receipts tax pitch is made By Sam Karlin / Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday unveiled a far-reaching tax plan to fix a $1.2 billion fiscal precipice the state is approaching next year, calling for a departure from how businesses are currently taxed and cutting income taxes for most Louisiana residents. A key part of the plan is the addition of a commercial activity tax (CAT), essentially a 0.35 percent tax on gross receipts for busine...
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Capital projects to be limited; gas tax considered for this area, too
Capital projects to be limited By Caitie Burkes and Carrie Grace Henderson / Manship News Service BATON ROUGE - The House Committee on Ways and Means Tuesday reviewed the laundry list of capital expenditures projects for state agencies and municipalities that were approved in a 2016 legislative session and issued a warning: Many are not going to make it. What followed was a daylong jockeying by local entities for better positioning for the lean capital outlay pickings. Committee chairman Rep...
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January 2017 LFA email newsleter

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January 2017 LFA email newsleter
Calcasieu District Ranger gets top post for Kisatchie, Arbor Day Tree Giveaway, USFS offers tax tips, IFCO buys five Weyerhaeuser facilities in South
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Survey: Reduce spending before tax increase

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Survey: Reduce spending before tax increase
Survey: Reduce spending before tax increase By Sam Karlin / Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE — Louisiana residents may not be as anti-tax as conventional wisdom suggests, according to an LSU survey, but most residents also believe the state can and ought to reduce spending by eliminating government inefficiencies. A sizable majority of those surveyed — 71 percent — believe lawmakers should use a combination of tax increases and spending cuts to solve the state’s reoccurring budget s...
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In Henry Hardtner's time, he was Making Southern Forests great again
Forests & People Magazine - 1st Quarter 2017: In the late 19th century, virgin Southern pine forests in the West Gulf Coast Region remained virtually untouched. Louisiana had some of the best pine timberland in the South and much of it was controlled by the federal government. A large portion was in virgin longleaf pine.
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Louisiana Logger - January 2017

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Louisiana Logger - January 2017
Master Logger Core classes streamlined; Continued vigilance for the New Year; LeMoyen mill acquired by Texas company; What's ahead in the coming New Year; Hood Container expansion in two phases.
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  • Edwards' gross receipts tax pitch is made
    Edwards' gross receipts tax pitch is made By Sam Karlin / Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday unveiled a far-reaching tax plan to fix a $1.2 billion fiscal ...
  • Capital projects to be limited; gas tax considered for this area, too
    Capital projects to be limited By Caitie Burkes and Carrie Grace Henderson / Manship News Service BATON ROUGE - The House Committee on Ways and Means Tuesday reviewed the laundry list of capital exp...
  • January 2017 LFA email newsleter
    Calcasieu District Ranger gets top post for Kisatchie, Arbor Day Tree Giveaway, USFS offers tax tips, IFCO buys five Weyerhaeuser facilities in South
  • The State of Louisiana’s Forests

    As we celebrate Arbor Day in Louisiana, we think it’s a good time to catch up on the “State of the Forest.” Trees cover half of our state and forests are the single greatest land use in Louisiana. ...
  • 2014 LFA Annual Report

    President Dave Cupp's message, comparative budgets, 2015 LFA Board list, highlights from 2014, news including emerald ash borer, billboards, Kisatchie quarter and Martco's planned OSB mill.
  • Louisiana Logger Magazine - April 2015

    Louisiana Logger - April 2015: Someone may be watching you!; Bonner Logging has husband and wife duo; OSHA Alliance with loggers works to improve safety; It’s wild turkey season in the woods of Louis...