Income gap

September 14, 2017

Louisiana families continue to struggle

The poverty rate in Louisiana for adults and children remained unacceptably high in 2016 even as other states saw significant improvements. New U.S. Census data released Thursday also show that Louisiana continues to have one of the highest rates of income inequality in the United States.
September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 – Narrowing the income gap

It’s no secret that the economic gap between America’s richest families and everyone else has grown ever wider since the 1970s. Less well known, however, is that the income gap has begun to narrow over the past few years.