Economic Opportunity

May 11, 2021

It’s time to give Louisianans a raise

Louisiana is one of only five states without a state minimum wage, meaning many workers in our state are stuck at the $7.25 federal minimum wage that has not been raised since 2009. In the 12 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage, increases in the cost of living have eroded its value by about 27%. … Read more...

May 5, 2021

VIDEO: Imagine all the good the Earned Income Tax Credit can do in your community


April 24, 2021

Strong Families Tax Credits Webinar

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: On Monday, April 26, state policymakers have an opportunity to strengthen Louisiana’s Earned Income Tax Credit to help Louisiana workers and invest in Louisiana families with the Strong Families Tax Credit.

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Watch our recording of the Working Families Tax Credits Webinar to learn more about these programs from LBP’s Jan Moller and Davante Lewis, Rep.… Read more...

April 20, 2021

Fed Deduction Fact Sheet