Indivar Dutta-Gupta

August 29, 2018

House Farm Bill would hurt the disabled

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) provides crucial support to many Americans living with disabilities, who often face higher living expenses than the non-disabled population.

Number of the Day

13 - Years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 3 hurricane. The storm killed 1,577 Louisiana residents, displaced hundreds of thousands of people and damaged 70 percent of occupied housing in New Orleans (Source: CNN)
October 13, 2017

Sabotaging the ACA

Having failed to push a health care repeal bill through Congress, President Donald Trump used his executive authority Thursday to destabilizing health insurance markets in two significant ways.

Number of the Day

33 - Percentage of transgender Louisianans who reported living in poverty in 2015. (National Center for Transgender Equality)