Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal pledged earlier this month to support a Senate bill that would reduce the state income tax to the rate in use before voters approved the so-called Stelly tax increase plan in 2002, but the effective date of the rollback has been called into question.

The Stelly plan, which raised the income tax rate while eliminating the sales tax on food, was named after its sponsor, Rep. Vic Stelly, R-Moss Bluff.

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