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Gov. John Bel Edwards orders disclosure of tax break applications

In a word, Gov. John Bel Edwards told a gathering of advocates Thursday that he would order his state economic development agency to require companies seeking tax exemptions to do so in writing and to post those requests online within three days.

After a rambling question during a Together Louisiana meeting about whether the governor would enforce a more immediate disclosure, Edwards simply answered, “Yes.”

The members of the liberal-leaning, faith-based group from across the state who had crowded Baton Rouge’s University Baptist Church sanctuary erupted in applause and gave Edwards a standing ovation…


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