Statement from Representative Gary Carter Jr. on Sales Taxes

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…”

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Deneen Warmington
State Rep. Gary Carter Jr. Calls for Fiscal Reforms in Response to Special Session Outcome

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..."

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Ira Wray