BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards hopes to have a framework of tax proposals for a planned June special session to lawmakers by the end of the week.

That was the word Friday from state Revenue Secretary Kim Robinson and the governor’s spokesman, Richard Carbo.

Edwards wants to call lawmakers into a June special session to make tax changes to help close a $600 million budget gap and stave off deep cuts to state programs. Lawmakers can’t deal with taxes in the current regular session that ends June 6.

The governor asked a study group on budget and tax policy created by


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