corporate taxes

August 17, 2018

The kids are alright

Louisianans who follow such things are used to a slew of depressing statistics about poverty, crime, low educational attainment and other maladies that affect our children.

Number of the Day

42.7 percent - The percentage of Louisiana’s total state revenue in FY 2016 that came from the federal government, the state’s largest source of revenue. (Source: Pew Trusts)
October 9, 2017

Training tomorrow’s workers

Louisiana is very generous when it comes to providing college scholarships to traditional students who pursue four-year degrees directly from high school. But it is considerably less generous for everyone else - especially non-traditional students, people from low-income backgrounds and students seeking two-year associate degrees or skills training.

Number of the Day

$723.67 - Average weekly wages for production and “non-supervisory” workers in 2016 - which is 2 percent lower than in 1972, in inflation-adjusted dollars. (Source: EPI via The New York Times)
February 19, 2016

Friday, February 19, 2016

EITC in the spotlight; Corporate tax giveaways; Bob Mann: Illusions about the state’s budget and; America’s stacked deck
April 30, 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Business tax measures advance in House; Medicaid expansion gets crushed again; Transparency could be coming to governor’s records … next year and; Advocate editorial: Caution on tobacco sale