individual marketplace

August 10, 2017

Myth vs. fact on the state budget

Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne spoke with local business leaders Wednesday at the Baton Rotary Club, and used the occasion to refute some of the more common myths around the state budget -- the most potent one being that our government has grown under Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administrations.

Number of the Day

39,900 - Estimated number of Louisiana children identified as homeless by their school district in the 2015-16 school year. (Source: Center on Budget Policy & Priorities)
August 2, 2017

Bridging the partisan divide

With the failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care,  efforts are now underway in Congress to stabilize the individual health insurance marketplaces.

Number of the Day

71 -  Percent of Americans that would rather see Republicans in Congress work with Democrats to make improvements to the Affordable Care Act instead of repealing the law. (Source: Kaiser Family Foundation)