Board of Regents

February 22, 2017

Deal or no deal?

As the clock ticks down on the special legislative session, lawmakers in the House and Senate have a tentative agreement.
February 20, 2017

Special Session: House-Senate brinksmanship

The Legislature has until midnight on Wednesday to find agreement on closing a $304 million mid-year budget gap.
February 8, 2017

Feb. 8: A battle over stop-gap funding

Gov. John Bel Edwards came to office promising to end the age-old practice of using one-time, stopgap funding to pay for recurring government expenses, which grew to epidemic proportions under his predecessor.
October 25, 2016

Amendment 2 is the wrong solution to college funding crisis

The financial crisis confronting Louisiana’s colleges and universities is well known: Faced with chronic revenue shortfalls fueled by irresponsible tax cuts, Louisiana policymakers have responded by making deep cuts to state support for public colleges and universities, and having students make up the difference through tuition hikes.Read more...