Louisiana campaign spending

January 31, 2014

Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

Budget boost for developmentally disabled needs federal approval; Louisiana lawmakers spend campaign dollars on wedding presents, Saints tickets; Financial security remains a problem for many Louisiana households; Nearly four-in-five fourth graders read below proficient levels; Wintry weather costs state $5 million; New inmate substance abuse treatment program saving $5 million less than expected; New inmate substance abuse treatment program saving $5 million less than expected; and New “Inequality for All” screening date: Feb 6. 50 percent – The percent of Louisiana families with less than three months worth of income in their savings account (Source: 2014 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard)