Cameron Henry en Credit line blocked for JPAS project <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Rep. Cameron Henry has blocked the use of almost $10 million in lines of credit intended for the Jefferson Performing Arts Center, saying he wants Jefferson Parish officials to explain why the project costs have skyrocketed.</p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 17:52:12 +0000 The Associated Press 16287 at House Backs $3.7M Annual Tax Break for the Hornets <p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; The Louisiana House has reversed course and agreed to extend an existing tax break given to the New Orleans Hornets that saves the team $3.7 million a year.</p><p>The extension proposed by Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, was backed in a 62-37 vote Monday. The measure only got 49 votes in support last week.</p><p>The NBA team gets a tax break through the state Quality Jobs Program. Henry proposes continuing that through the 2024 season.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 15:04:12 +0000 The Associated Press 9900 at