Governor-elect Jeff Landry names tax man, veterans affairs secretary, THC hemp regulator

Posted on AllSides December 6th, 2023
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Louisiana Gov.-elect Jeff Landry has named former Republican governor's race rival state Rep. Richard Nelson as his secretary of the Department of Revenue to oversee the state's tax agency. Landry also announced that he has appointed retired Air Force Col. Charlton J. Meginley as his secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs and that he will keep current Department of Alcohol and Tobacco Control Commissioner Ernest Legier. Nelson, whose signature campaign issue was eliminating the state income tax, dropped out of the race in September and endorsed Landry. "We will...

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