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Neil Abramson

  • With the current trio of constitutional amendments on the ballot, voters are being asked to prohibit some taxes and lock away the proceeds of others. But…
  • When the State Bond Commission met Thursday, they considered the plan to issue $275-million in bonds in March, in order to fund this year’s capital outlay…
  • House Ways and Means narrowly advanced one more revenue-raising bill Wednesday, reducing individual state itemized deductions to 57.5 percent of that…
  • While the Senate was hoping for more revenue-raising bills to work on this week, the House took Tuesday off – though it appears lawmakers are getting back…
  • On Wednesday, House Ways and Means took up tax-raising measures that could help fill the $600 million budget gap the state is facing next fiscal year,…
  • “Don’t make any plans yet,” House Speaker Taylor Barras told the lower chamber’s members. “We have only next week and four days after that to complete the…
  • After being AWOL much of the last two days of the regular session, House Ways and Means chairman Neil Abramson had some explaining to do about the failure…
  • The regular session has ended, and the second special session has begun. And the chairman of House Ways and Means, Neil Abramson, is nobody’s favorite…
  • The full Senate took up the state construction bill Wednesday; HB 2, also known as Capital Outlay."What HB 2 does, is it establishes our priorities as a…
  • With the full House meeting most of the day to debate and vote on revenue-raising measures, tension is abundant.The House money committees got an early…