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April 4, 2022

Louisiana needs to check all the boxes to keep people covered

Almost 2 million Louisianans—more than 40% of the state’s population—will have their Medicaid eligibility reviewed in the coming months, when the federally declared Public Health Emergency (PHE) is expected to officially end. Many of them will be at risk of losing their health coverage, even though they might still be eligible because of their income or health status.… Read more...

March 31, 2022

Reconnecting Louisiana’s Opportunity Youth

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March 22, 2022

Raising SNAP’s gross income limit supports work

Food assistance benefits provided by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) generally taper off as income rises, ensuring that most SNAP recipients are better off when they get a raise at work. But some SNAP recipients—particularly working families with high childcare costs—face a financial cliff when their income rises enough to make them ineligible for the program, but not enough to make up for the benefits they lose.… Read more...

March 15, 2022

A Recovery Agenda for Louisiana

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