New Orleans’s hospitality workers are the engine of the city’s tourism-based economy. Unfortunately, many of those workers don’t earn enough to maintain a decent standard of living, and 500 employees of the Hilton Riverside recently decided to do something about it.
Number of the Day
197 - Number of community health centers in Louisiana whose federal funding expired on Sept. 30 and has yet to be authorized by Congress. (Source: National Association of Community Health Centers)