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Posts tagged with Medicaid

Three years after the Louisiana Legislature voted to require more information about the cost and benefits of the state’s various tax break programs, a new report finds that state agencies are doing a poor job of complying with the law.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Posted on February 11, 2016
"Unimaginable" cuts; Time to kill SAVE; History repeats itself; and Losing the lottery

Tuesday January 19, 2016

Posted on January 19, 2016
Fixing the budget will require new revenue; Medicaid expansion a “godsend” for workers; Obama legacy includes stronger safety net; Nursing home amendment complicates budget

Monday, August 3, 2015

Posted on August 3, 2015
Medicaid Turns 50; Poverty is not an insoluble problem; New tax raises car insurance rates and; Advocate: Bond ratings matter

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Posted on January 8, 2015
'Dynamic scoring' rule adopted; Oil price plunge could mean jobs lost; Gill: State Medicaid plan hurts the poor; and More students taking advantage of Course Choice

Monday, October 27, 2014

Posted on October 27, 2014
Surplus dispute threatens construction projects; Fiscal Office weighs in on budget dispute; More opposition to nursing home constitutional amendment; Oil and gas industry doesn’t want to pay to fix the coast

Wednesday, August 13

Posted on August 13, 2014
State employees will pay significantly more for health coverage; Urban Institute outlines fiscal impact of not expanding Medicaid; Louisiana gets mixed reviews on child welfare scorecard; Grant funds support healthy foods initiative

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

Posted on October 4, 2013
Economist: America close to “ungovernable”; Federal aid for pregnant women and children funded through October; 800 Louisiana youth qualify for autism treatment through Medicaid; Teachers begin receiving merit pay based on evaluation scores; Herman Wallace dies a free man 2,000 –The number of federal workers and National Guard troops in Louisiana who are unable to work due to the federal shutdown. (Source:

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