COVID-19

June 10, 2020

Principles for an equitable recovery

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June 9, 2020

How to: Get more help to buy groceries during Covid-19

A new federal benefit called “Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer” (P-EBT) offers $285 in grocery assistance per child for kids who get free and reduced-price meals during the school year.

But, with the final application deadline less than a week away, about 298,000 eligible students are not connected with the benefit, about 40% of the total who could receive it.Read more...

June 4, 2020

Louisiana Budget Project and Power Coaltion for Equity and Justice urge Gov. Edwards to veto House Bill 846

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May 27, 2020

LBP testimony on HB 846

May 27, 2020

To the Members of the Senate Revenue & Fiscal Affairs Committee, 

My name is Jan Moller, and I’m the executive director of the Louisiana Budget Project, a nonprofit policy research and advocacy organization focused on policies that lift up low- and moderate-income families. Read more...