September 8, 2017

Prosperity not shared

Workers in Louisiana should have access to steady jobs that pay enough to afford basic necessities to provide for themselves and their families, but that is not the reality in our state.

Number of the Day

4 - Percentage growth in the median wage for Louisiana workers from 2000 - 2015, even as the state’s economy grew by 17 percent over the same time period. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau via State of Working Louisiana 2017)
February 1, 2017

Feb. 1: Drug disparities in the capital city

The rate of drug use among people in Baton Rouge, as elsewhere, doesn’t vary much by race or by household income, according to studies.
October 19, 2016

Oct. 19: Senate candidates debate health care

The five major candidates vying for Louisiana’s U.S. Senate met at Louisiana Tech University on Tuesday for their first televised debate.