Louisiana Association of Educators

February 21, 2018

The Ways to be Mean Committee

The House Ways and Means Committee spent several hours Tuesday hearing testimony on various tax bills, yet no clear path emerged on how lawmakers will replace some of the $1.4 billion in revenues that expire on June 30.

Number of the Day

6 percent  - Maximum growth for expenditure limit proposed in House Bill 12 (Source: House Legislative Services)  
October 31, 2017

Sabotage vs. sign-ups

Open enrollment for the federal health insurance marketplaces begins tomorrow. Analysts predict that President Donald Trump’s cuts to enrollment outreach, along with the confusion sown by repeated health care repeal bills, will lead to fewer people with health insurance.

Number of the Day

$98,400 - Maximum income for a family of four to be eligible for a subsidy in the federal health insurance marketplace. (Source: LBP analysis)