Reports

September 9, 2021

Quality health care for Louisiana kids

Medicaid and the Louisiana Child Health Insurance Program (LaCHIP) are the most common source of health coverage for low-income women and children in Louisiana – providing vital health care coverage to nearly a million children and mothers.4 This number has only grown amid the economic hardship of the Covid-19 pandemic. … Read more...

June 28, 2021

2021 Louisiana legislative session: A return to (somewhat) normal

Federal pandemic relief dollars lessened the pressure on the state budget and allowed the Legislature to make important new investments in education, including a much-needed boost to the Go Grants program that will make college more affordable for low-income students and the creation of the M.J.… Read more...

March 1, 2021

Louisiana needs a strong families tax credit

Poverty in Louisiana is a moral and economic crisis. If the 857,894 Louisianans who live below the poverty line  – including 1 of every 4 children – were a city, it would be the eighth largest city in the South, behind Charlotte, North Carolina.… Read more...

October 12, 2020

Number of uninsured children in Louisiana grew at historic rate

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