LaTrac

February 14, 2018

Medicaid expansion is working

As the Legislature heads toward a long-anticipated special session, some conservatives have tried blaming Louisiana’s Medicaid program - instead of expiring temporary taxes -  for the state’s ongoing structural budget deficits.

Number of the Day

$115 billion - Estimated annual cost of the ongoing opioid crisis in 2017. Most of the cost is due to lost earnings and productivity from overdose deaths. (Source: Altarum via Axios)
August 20, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

K+10: Many black New Orleanians are still underwater; NOLA “living wage” ordinance is now law; Public hearings on Common Core begin today and; LaTrac website gets an “A”