A common refrain among state House leaders is that Gov. John Bel Edwards is not looking hard enough at spending when confronting the state’s fiscal problems. But that’s largely Washington D.C.-style rhetoric, says Stephanie Riegel with the Baton Rouge Business Report.
Number of the Day
62 - Percentage of Americans who believe government does not provide enough help to poor people, while 64 percent believe government provides too much help to wealthy people. (Source: Pew Research Center)