Betsy DeVos

September 29, 2017

40 years of SNAP

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which provides food assistance to more than 410,000 Louisiana households, turns 40 years old today.

Number of the Day

70,000- Number of people convicted of a felony in Louisiana whose right to vote would be restored if a 1976 constitutional law is found unconstitutional. (Source: The Associated Press via
February 24, 2017

Governor’s FY 18 budget proposes more cuts

Gov. John Bel Edwards released his executive budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year Thursday morning.