NFIB Statement on AG Landry's Concerns Over COVID-19 Stimulus Law

Date: March 17, 2021

NFIB State Director Dawn Starns McVea released the following statement today in response to Attorney General Jeff Landry’s joining 20 other attorneys general in voicing concerns about a provision in the $1.9 trillion federal pandemic stimulus law that prohibits states from using the funds to offset tax cuts:

“We share the attorney general’s concern regarding the provisions of the recently passed American Rescue Plan. Everyone knows it’s been a tough year for Louisiana’s small businesses. Since last year’s legislative session ended, lawmakers have been working on long-overdue tax reform for the fiscal session that begins in April.

“We applaud the legislature for doing everything it can to ease the financial pressure on Louisiana’s job creators, but we fear the provisions in the federal law could put this work in jeopardy.”

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