COVID-19

August 7, 2020

Group calls on Gov. Edwards to re-open applications to Pandemic EBT program

Louisiana’s children are facing hardship not seen in decades. According to U.S. Census Household Pulse survey data, 1 in 4 Louisiana households with children recently reported that kids in their home didn’t have enough to eat because the family couldn’t afford adequate food.Read more...

July 21, 2020

How Congress can help Louisiana’s recovery

Congress reconvenes this week at a critical moment for our country. Record numbers of Americans are unemployed, and are facing the imminent loss of federal benefits that have helped them make ends meet. State and local governments are facing massive budget shortfalls that threaten their ability to educate children and keep communities safe.Read more...

July 15, 2020

Pandemic politics: the 2020 Louisiana Legislature

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The 2020 legislative session had only been underway for a week when the Covid-19 pandemic took hold in Louisiana and sent legislators – many of them newly elected – back home to their districts.Read more...

July 2, 2020

Letter: Veto counterproductive eligibility checks on Medicaid patients

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