January 17, 2014

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

New York City launches “antipoverty experiment”; Louisiana’s chief economists “unfettered by political spin”; Delay in flood insurance premiums heading to White House desk; Jindal issues state hiring freeze; Former state Sen. Chris Ullo passes away at 85; and LBP hosts free screening of “Inequality for All,” featuring Rob Reich. 32,000 – The number of Louisiana policyholders will benefit from delayed federal flood insurance hikes as part of the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill (Source: The Advocate)
October 30, 2013

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Feds, Kennedy question hospital privatization deals; Momentum for flood insurance fix; Congress begins Farm Bill negotiations Wednesday; Do we invest in preschools or prisons? And New school grading policy prompts concerns about school performance. 29,100 – The number of Louisiana veterans receiving food stamp benefits in Louisiana (Source: CBPP)