Elise Gould

May 25, 2018

Little progress on tax renewals

The House Ways and Means Committee spent six hours debating revenue measures on Thursday, but there is little to show for it.

Number of the Day

$40 million - the suggested (but unsuccessful) increase in school funding recommended by the Minimum Foundation Program Task Force and Superintendents’ Advisory Council for 2018. (Source: The Advocate)
August 3, 2017

Trump may spike insurance premiums

While congressional efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act are on hold, President Donald Trump’s administration is still debating whether to cut off payments to insurance companies that have kept premiums affordable for millions of Americans who buy coverage through the individual marketplace.

Number of the Day

39,052- number of Louisianans who are employed at firms owned by immigrants. (Source: New American Economy)