June 10, 2020

Principles for an equitable recovery

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

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...