labor force participation

February 2, 2018

A fiscal reality check

A common refrain among state House leaders is that Gov. John Bel Edwards is not looking hard enough at spending when confronting the state’s fiscal problems. But that’s largely Washington D.C.-style rhetoric, says Stephanie Riegel with the Baton Rouge Business Report.

Number of the Day

62 - Percentage of Americans who believe government does not provide enough help to poor people, while 64 percent believe government provides too much help to wealthy people.  (Source: Pew Research Center)
August 18, 2016

Aug. 18: Housing crisis in Louisiana

South Louisiana residents are beginning the arduous process of gutting and recovery.