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Posts tagged with Medicaid

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:

A new analysis from the Louisiana Budget Project shows that while House Bills 532 and 533 would bring new federal dollars in to the state’s healthcare budget, other provisions would ultimately bind lawmakers in a way that could compromise Louisiana’s ability to fund basic services in the future.… Read more...

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