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The absurdities of cut-but-don’t tax in Louisiana: The governor’s latest suggestion is to increase some tuition and fees and to “develop tax breaks for businesses that donate directly to college campuses,” according to nola.com/the Times-Picayune.

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The Picayune’s reporter explains these proposals by saying that “Jindal, who is considering a run for president, doesn’t want to approve any budget-solving strategy that could be considered a tax hike by the national anti-tax advocacy groups. The governor’s restrictions require that a new tax break be introduced for every tax break that might be rolled back or shuttered in the state.”

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