June 11, 2019

The people we tax into poverty

People across the political spectrum agree that our tax system shouldn’t push people into poverty. But while federal tax policy does a reasonably effective job at protecting low-income people who are elderly or have children, it fails to extend the same protections to childless, working-age adults.Read more...

August 27, 2015

Thursday, August, 27, 2015

“A tale of two recoveries”; Licensing reform could boost economic mobility; TANF dollars should do more and; Poor school districts gaining population
April 28, 2009

Investing in Early Childhood: A Road Map to Economic Success for Louisiana

The Louisiana Budget Project formally endorses the plan “Investing in Early Childhood: A Road Map to Success for Louisiana.” This Road Map outlines the steps Louisiana can take to ensure that the children of this state become successful adults, by using public investments where they yield the highest returns.… Read more...

February 9, 2009

SCHIP Expanded

The recently signed bill gives LaCHIP a total of $207 million in funding, providing an additional 82,100 children in Louisiana health coverage.