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Louisiana Spotlight: Louisiana tax debate hits Twitter with a fury

If Twitter is an accurate portrayal of the tax debates to expect in the State Capitol’s chambers, it’s going to be a rocky special session.

The trash-talking on social media has reached a fever pitch as lawmakers bicker — in 280 characters or less — over their philosophical points ahead of the tax session called by Gov. John Bel Edwards to begin next week, aimed at closing a $1 billion budget gap and avoiding deep cuts.

Anyone longing for impressive oratorical skills or complex policy discussions will find themselves still wanting after they read the commentary from their elected and appointed officials on Twitter…

 

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