August 4, 2017

Happy (belated) birthday, Medicaid

The Medicaid program turned 52 years old this week. That’s how long it’s been since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the unique federal-state partnership that finances health coverage that nearly 1.6 million Louisianans now depend on.

Number of the Day

4 - Number of jobs created by Stixis, a technology firm whose deal with the state required creation of 900 jobs by 2019 to qualify for tax credits. (Source: Greater Baton Rouge Business Report)
January 8, 2016

Friday, January 8, 2016

The year in jobs 2015; Medicaid expansion improves health access; What savings?; and Education challenges
October 26, 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015

OMV extortion scheme draws fire; Closing the door on affordable housing; Fighting debtors’ prisons - one court at a time and; “Onshoring” and falling wages
February 5, 2015

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Budget cuts could kill 300 LSU faculty jobs; Gill: TOPS soars as universities founder; Common core opponents want special meeting and; How the GOP would replace the Affordable Care Act