Gov. Bobby Jindal

June 23, 2016

Budget down to the wire

Senate President John Alario announced this morning that he’s giving up on raising an additional $88 million for next year’s budget by eliminating an outdated tax deduction that flows mainly to the wealthiest households. That means the main task for legislators on the final day of the special session is dividing up an estimated $258 million that’s been raised to date.
December 15, 2015

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Utility tax lawsuit thrown out; A post-secondary push; Heroin deaths continue to rise; and Jindal: I should have cut more
November 20, 2015

Thursday, November 20, 2015

Colleges spared, health care cut in budget plan; Beware of block grants; Bobby Jindal, then vs. now and; Fasting for food stamps
February 17, 2014

Monday, Feb. 17, 2014

Gov. Bobby Jindal sides with casino mogul in internet gambling jihad; Improved Pre-K standards faces funding threat; Louisiana’s nursing home trust fund could be empty by 2016; State support for higher education at a “standstill level”; and Lawmakers will debate bills aimed at curbing levee board’s lawsuit. 30 percent — The average price of childcare in Louisiana as a percent of the average single mother’s budget (Source: Child Care Aware)