Ralph Abraham Makes No New Tax Pledge [VIDEO]
Congressman Ralph Abraham, Republican candidate for governor, talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty about the state of his campaign and his plans to improve Louisiana.
Abraham tells KEEL listeners that the number one priority of n Abraham administration would be to improve the state's economy, including reducing regulations and taxes. and working to make Louisiana a more business friendly state.
The Congressman's comments come on the heels of a Bureau of Labor Statistics report that Louisiana is the only state in the USA that lost jobs from July of 2018 to the same month of this year.
"According to BLS non-farm employment data from July 2018 to July 2019, most southern states such as Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Alabama, and others were able to achieve roughly one percent employment growth; however, Louisiana was the only state in the nation to have lost jobs over this time period.
The BLS found that Louisiana had lost one thousand jobs, unlike the rest of the United States, which had experienced record job growth."