DALLAS — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal urged lawmakers Tuesday to reject a compromise budget proposal that would cut spending and curtail 24 business tax credits and incentives to balance a $24.7 billion state spending plan for fiscal 2014.

Elimination of tax breaks is an attempt to disguise a tax increase, Jindal said at a news conference after the legislative alternative was unveiled. He reiterated his vow to veto any bill that would increase state taxes.

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