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January 28, 2021

THE ADVOCATE: Letters: Don’t forget earned-income credit, that helps the poor who work hard for a living

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December 15, 2020

LBP releases new district fact sheets

For a state to truly thrive, every person needs to have the tools to reach their highest potential – and an adequate safety net to help lift them up during difficult times. 

In Louisiana, the safety net includes programs like Medicaid, which ensure access to medical care, food assistance that helps families put meals on the table, tax credits that help low-income workers stretch their budgets a little farther and educational scholarships that make college or technical training more affordable. … Read more...

November 10, 2020

Defend the Affordable Care Act

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and the biggest economic downturn since the Great Depression, opponents of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are continuing their legal attempts to repeal the landmark law in court this week. 

The health care repeal lawsuit, California v.Read more...

October 28, 2020

A Portrait of Louisiana

Tomorrow, the Louisiana Budget Project and LSU’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs will partner with Measure of America for their latest report launch – A Portrait of Louisiana.  The 90-minute event will take place Thursday, October 29, at 3:30 p.m.… Read more...