Tax reform is going to be a difficult issue to tackle when the session begins Monday.

A constitutional convention will likely be the only way a tax reform bill would pass into law in Louisiana, Rep. Gene Reynolds, District 36, said.

“If we do nothing, it would go into the next session,” he said, “and that’s when the penny sales tax rolls off. That would immediately put us $900 million in the hole, in addition to some other things that could push it up to $1.3 billion.”

Much of the issue with tax reform is voting along party lines; however, he emphasized that

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