Affordable Care Act; Louisiana Minimum Wage; Louisiana Education; Louisiana Schools; Compass

September 3, 2013

Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

Lawmakers must stop clinging to Affordable Care Act opposition; Minimum wage not enough; Education superintendent explains Compass teacher evaluation tool; and Prior generation’s investments in the public goods slowly eroding. 6 percent – The increase in hourly earnings since 1979 for workers in the top 10 percent (earning at least $31.02 per hour), compared to an 8 percent decline for the bottom 10 percent (earning at most $7.71 per hour). (Source: State of Working Louisiana 2013)