Aaron Carroll

September 5, 2018

Evictions on the rise in New Orleans

Being evicted from a home can be disruptive and traumatizing for a family, but is an all too common practice in cities around the country, as demonstrated in the 2017 book Evicted.

Number of the Day

65 - Percentage of all births in Louisiana that were covered by Medicaid in 2015, the most recent year reported. (Source: Kaiser Family Foundation)
January 31, 2018

The GOP budget wish-list

After months of delay, House Speaker Taylor Barras outlined the budget “reforms” his members want to see as a condition of supporting revenues and avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”

Number of the Day

51 - Louisiana’s ranking on Politico Magazine’s quasi-annual index that compares states on a variety health, educational and socioeconomic indicators. (Source: The Advocate via Politico)