Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights

April 11, 2018

Citizens weigh in on the budget

Members of the general public have one chance every year to testify in the House about the state budget.

Number of the Day

19,195 - Number of jobs Medicaid expansion has created and retained since mid-2016 (Source: Medicaid Expansion and the Louisiana Economy)
August 29, 2017

National Flood Insurance Program set to expire

Members of Congress have a long to-do list awaiting them when they return from August recess, and one thing sure to be at the top of that list is re-authorizing the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Number of the Day

66 -  Percentage of minimum wage workers in Louisiana who are women.  (Source: Economic Policy Institute)