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Senate to debate bills that will lessen tax breaks

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BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Senate will consider proposals to whittle away at Louisiana’s tax break programs to keep more money in the state treasury for spending.

The Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee advanced a handful of bills Monday to the full Senate for consideration that would lessen or eliminate tax breaks as Louisiana continues to struggle with financial problems.

One measure would get rid of a personal income tax credit, which allows parents to take up to $25 per child for educational expenses. Committee Chairman J.P. Morrell, a New Orleans Democrat, said he wants to use the $13 million in

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