COVID-19

March 23, 2020

Guest column: Louisiana has to take better care of hardest-hit families

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March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Patient and Consumer Advocates Letter to Gov. John Bel Edwards

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March 15, 2020

Louisiana Advocacy Community Requests Immediate Postponement of the 2020 Legislative Session

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March 13, 2020

Louisiana’s food assistance programs are a key part of the state’s coronavirus response

During economic downturns, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly, Food Stamps) provides an important boost to the economy as well as to those who are hungry. SNAP benefits allow people who become unemployed and underemployed to keep food on the table, and the money that SNAP recipients spend at grocery stores allows those stores to keep more of their employees on the payroll for more hours.Read more...