Alton Sterling

May 8, 2017

Crunch time for tax reform

The legislative session is nearing its midpoint, and so far the House Ways and Means Committee - where revenue proposals must start - has yet to pass a single instrument that would help avert the nearly $1.5 billion “fiscal cliff" in 2018.

Number of the Day

186 - Number of times Louisiana’s constitution has been amended since it was implemented in 1974 (Source: PAR, Louisiana Secretary of State)
September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 – Narrowing the income gap

It’s no secret that the economic gap between America’s richest families and everyone else has grown ever wider since the 1970s. Less well known, however, is that the income gap has begun to narrow over the past few years.