Why La. House Republicans Keep Saying “No” At Revenue Estimating Conference
House Republican leadership has once again rejected a recommendation to increase the amount of money the state is projected to receive from tax revenue. House Speaker Taylor Barras’ no vote at Monday’s Revenue Estimating Conference meeting means Governor John Bel Edwards can’t use the extra revenue to help pay for a proposed pay raise for teachers.
Republican House Majority Leader Lance Harris joins Moon Griffon to shed more perspective as to why he and Speaker Barras are opposed to approving the increase.