Louisiana Constitution

February 22, 2018

The Proposed Spending Cap Would be a Disaster for the State Budget

Under the guise of “budget reform,” House Republican leaders have made three demands of Gov. John Bel Edwards as a condition of agreeing to replace some of the revenue from temporary taxes that expire on July 1. Most of the attention thus far has focused on the first two – a new website that would track government spending by state and local governments, and a proposed work requirement and out-of-pocket costs for some Medicaid recipients.Read more...

October 24, 2016

Oct. 24: Those constitutional amendments

Louisiana is the only state in the country where a two-thirds vote of the state Legislature is required before public colleges can raise tuition.
May 5, 2016

Thursday, May 5, 2016

State Constitutional Convention?; “Sanctuary Cities” threatened; Low housing costs spurring growth; No raises for state workers? and; Lawsuit over voter registration