Louisiana Earned Income Tax Credit

August 9, 2018

Louisiana struggles with food insecurity

One in 4 Louisiana families has a hard time putting food on the table throughout the year - the second highest rate of “food hardship” in the nation, according to the latest data from the Food Research Action Center.

Number of the Day

20.01 cents -  Total state tax on a gallon of gas in Louisiana -  eighth lowest in the nation. (Source: The Tax Foundation)
October 21, 2016

Oct. 21: Paying for roads

A state tax on gasoline is the primary source of funding for Louisiana’s crumbling roads and bridges, which face a nearly $13 billion backlog of needed repairs and upgrades.
September 22, 2016

Sept. 22: UMC strikes deal with state

A reworked agreement between state government and University Medical Center in New Orleans calls for the flagship teaching hospital to provide additional mental health services as well as charity care for those who still lack health coverage.
September 22, 2015

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Platform for Children; Job growth isn’t reducing poverty; Candidates discuss minimum wage and; National webinar today on EITC campaigns