Louisiana flood insurance

February 20, 2014

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

New LBP report shows benefits of a higher minimum wage; Gov. Bobby Jindal finally weighs in on flood insurance hikes; FEMA Forgives some Katrina disaster Loans; “Common Core” Standards Receive Endorsements from Advocacy Groups; and Rural Louisiana Roads to Get Facelift, $5.99 — Value of the minimum wage in 2022 if it is not raised. (Source: LBP)
January 7, 2014

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Minimum wage battle brewing in Louisiana; Unemployment extension passes first hurdle; National network of conservative groups built on “unrivaled complexity”; Major U.S. Senate vote on flood delay bill set for Wednesday; Affordable Care Act educational sessions available for Capital Area residents; and Longest serving member of state education board faces felony charges. $18 – The hourly rate the minimum wage would be today if it grew at the same pace as U.S. productivity since 1968.  (Source: Economic Policy Institute)
October 30, 2013

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Feds, Kennedy question hospital privatization deals; Momentum for flood insurance fix; Congress begins Farm Bill negotiations Wednesday; Do we invest in preschools or prisons? And New school grading policy prompts concerns about school performance. 29,100 – The number of Louisiana veterans receiving food stamp benefits in Louisiana (Source: CBPP)
October 24, 2013

Thursday, Oct. 24

State lawmakers consider ways to address flood insurance rate hikes; State still seeking consultant for Medicaid processing contract; School performance scores to be released today; and Baton Rouge producer pleads guilty in film tax credit scheme. 18,000 – The number of Louisianans who have seen their Federal Flood Insurance Program policies increase. (Source: The Advocate)