Louisiana Lawmakers Consider Altering TIF District Laws

DeSue, Tedra
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/18/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32384, p3
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The article reports on the plans of the Louisiana legislators to revise current laws regulating tax increment finance (TIF) districts, a mechanism for financing local economic development project in underdeveloped and blighted areas. The initiative is designed to comply with various state Supreme Court rulings about the issue. The establishment of TIF districts would allow the municipal governments to immobilize property values within the boundaries.


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