House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, center, speaks with Rep. Polly Thomas, R-Metairie, left, and Rep. Reid Falconer, R-Mandeville, ahead of a meeting of the Revenue Estimating Conference on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. Barras again blocked efforts to increase the state's income forecast for general tax collections.
House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, center, speaks with Rep. Polly Thomas, R-Metairie, left, and Rep. Reid Falconer, R-Mandeville, ahead of a meeting of the Revenue Estimating Conference on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. Barras again blocked efforts to increase the state's income forecast for general tax collections. Melinda Deslatte AP Photo
House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, center, speaks with Rep. Polly Thomas, R-Metairie, left, and Rep. Reid Falconer, R-Mandeville, ahead of a meeting of the Revenue Estimating Conference on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. Barras again blocked efforts to increase the state's income forecast for general tax collections. Melinda Deslatte AP Photo