Louisiana Food Stamps

May 9, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016

Insult to injury for uninsured drivers; Food stamp data to aid Medicaid sign-up; High stakes for higher education and; Energy bust hits downtown Shreveport
March 6, 2014

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Report finds raising minimum wage could shrink food stamp rolls; Tax revenue still lags in Louisiana; Two more years granted to some healthcare plans; Payday rate cap up for debate next this session; and “Funds sweep” ruling will not be appealed. $108.3 million – Decrease in SNAP expenditures in Louisiana if the minimum wage were raised to $10.10 an hour. (Source: Center for American Progress )
October 31, 2013

Thursday, Oct. 31

The most unequal place in America; 920,000 Louisianans will experience food stamp cuts Friday; Thousands more workers needed to meet state’s industrial demand; President Obama criticizes governors who won’t help with health care; and Four timing gimmicks that could disguise fiscally irresponsible tax reform. 920,000 – The number of Louisianans who will see their food benefits cut Friday (Source: LBP)
October 30, 2013

920,000 Louisianans will experience food stamp cuts in November

Nearly 1 million Louisianans will see their food assistance benefits cut this week, when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) expires. The total loss to Louisiana families from November 2013 through September 2014 is projected to be $98 million.… Read more...