The Advocate: At Baton Rouge events, John Bel Edwards attempts to build support for budget changes, Medicaid expansion

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"The Rev. Theron Jackson, of Shreveport, citing an analysis from the Washington-based Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, said tax hikes from the special legislative session earlier this year will disproportionately affect poorer residents. Legislators raised about $1.1 billion for the coming year’s budget — much of that through temporarily increasing the state’s sales tax."

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