federal healthcare reform

June 20, 2017

NEW REPORT: The American Health Care Act Would Reverse Recent Coverage Gains and Strain Louisiana’s Budget

The American Health Care Act would be devastating for the state budget, health care providers and residents of all parts of the state.
August 19, 2016

Aug. 19: What to expect from FEMA assistance

Thousands of those whose homes were flooded last week in South Louisiana had no flood insurance, and may be counting on FEMA’s individual assistance program to help pay for repairs. While the program awards up to $33,000 per household, The Advocate’s Chad Calder cautions applicants not to count on large grant awards to repair flood damage.
October 2, 2013

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

Health insurance marketplace launch excites Louisianans; “What kind of world do these people live in?”; Terminally ill “Angola Three” inmate released; Gov. Jindal struggles over Common Core: John Maginnis 302,000 – The number of Louisiana women who would benefit from increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. (Source: Center for American Progress)
June 30, 2010

Levine estimates miss the mark

In his Letter to the Editor “Levine estimates miss the mark,” published in the June 30, 2010, edition of the Baton Rouge Advocate, LBP Director Edward Ashworth corrects Louisiana’s Secretary of Health and Hospitals’ inflated estimate of the state’s cost of federal healthcare reform. … Read more...