Louisiana Education Funding

March 22, 2016

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

In the Dark on Sales Tax Exemptions; Fear of Reduced Funding for Schools; Panel recommends tax changes; Women’s Work is Never Done…or Compensated Equally
May 27, 2014

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Advocate: College cuts put a damper on economic future; Budget bills nearing final passage; Auditor says proposed changes won’t save state employee health plan; New York Times: End mass incarceration now; and John Maginnis, 1948-2014. $4.5 million – Louisiana’s financial contribution to IndyCar, which plans to start racing in New Orleans next year. (Source: Associated Press)
May 2, 2014

Friday, May 1, 2014

Louisiana ACA enrollment tops 100,000; Bill increasing TOPS requirements moves out of committee; Stateline looks at payday lending in Louisiana; Another minimum wage bill dies in committee; and School aid package shelved. 101,778 — The number of Louisianans who signed up for health care under the Affordable Care Act (Source: Nola.com)
August 22, 2013

Education, not tax cuts, is how you build a strong economy that helps everyone

The states with the best-educated workers also tend to have the highest median wages.

That simply put powerful bottom-line conclusion comes from a new paper by the Economic Policy Institute, released today, which shows the best way for Louisiana to grow its economy and create the kind of high-paying jobs that can support a family is by investing more in education.… Read more...