Budget

February 23, 2017

The FY 18 Executive Budget

Gov. John Bel Edwards released his budget blueprint for the 2017-18 fiscal year on Thursday. It is built on $9.469 billion in state general fund dollars, which is $155 million less than in the current budget. Overall spending would increase by $1.4 billion.… Read more...

February 22, 2017

REPORT: Blueprint for a Stronger Louisiana

It's time to trade the never-ending cycle of budget shortfalls for long-term stability that allows for new investments in Louisiana’s communities. #InvestInLA
November 2, 2016

Tax recommendations are a good starting point

The goal of tax reform should not just be to stop the bleeding - although that’s important.
August 19, 2016

NEW LBP REPORT: Fund diversions erode Louisiana’s safety net

In the two decades since the federal government overhauled America’s welfare system, Louisiana has steadily diverted money meant to help struggling families gain economic security.