CSR

October 19, 2017

Prioritizing early care and education

Supporting early care and education should be a priority of both legislators and the business community in Louisiana. That was the message participants heard from presenters at a one-day conference sponsored by the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry.

Number of the Day

17- Number of international tax haven subsidiaries used by Louisiana-based CenturyLink (Source: The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy and U.S. PIRG)
October 18, 2017

A bipartisan health care deal?

A pair of U.S. senators have struck a deal aimed at averting the chaos in health insurance markets caused by President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to cut off payments that help keep coverage affordable for low- and middle-income families.

Number of the Day

$293 - The average federal earned income tax credit for eligible childless adults. (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)
April 13, 2017

Colleges plead for investment

State lawmakers got an earful about the negative impact of higher education budget cuts from leaders of Louisiana’s colleges and universities during a hearing Wednesday.

Number of the Day

$8.50 - Louisiana minimum wage proposed by Sen. Troy Carter’s SB 153. In a recent interview, Gov. John Bel Edwards said of the proposed change: “I don’t understand the opposition.” (Source: The Advocate)