In response to the proposed extension of sales taxes, State Rep. Gary Carter, Jr. (D - New Orleans) issued the following statement:
“Either today or very soon, we will be asked to vote for a continuation of the sales tax. During the last legislative session, I explained in the below video why I am against the sales tax: 1) It is harder on working people than on the wealthy…”
In response to the outcome of the first extraordinary legislative session of 2018, State Rep. Gary Carter (D - New Orleans) issued the following statement:
"The Special Session ended last night with no resolution to the $1 Billion fiscal cliff Louisiana faces on July 1, 2018. This fiscal deficit threatens drastic cuts to health and hospital services, higher education (including a 75% cut to TOPS), and senior centers across the state..."