Debate in the Louisiana Legislature on Gov. Bobby Jindal's $3 billion plan to eliminate the income tax in favor of a higher sales tax will await a review by legislative budget experts, Rep. Joel Robideaux, R-Lafayette, said Monday.

Speculation that the proposed legislation will be considered in the first weeks of the legislative session that begins April 8 is premature, Robideaux told the Press Club of Baton Rouge.

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