In The Spotlight

The Legislature in limbo

Louisiana legislators – at least some of them – will return briefly to the Capitol this week. But their only task will be to read newly […]

The Daily Dime

Number of the Day


Amount that New Orleans and other Louisiana cities will receive in direct relief from the $2.2 trillion federal CARES Act signed into law last week. The state will get an estimated $1.8 billion to help deal with virus-related budget problems. But only cities with populations above 500,000 are eligible for direct grants. (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities).

LBP in the News

Get Engaged

Our Partners

Sign up for the Daily Dime

Click here!