Louisiana Health Insurance Exchanges

October 9, 2013

Wednesday, Oct. 9

State-run health insurance marketplaces showing early signs of success; Growing number of congressional Republicans say default wouldn’t be too bad; LFO: State colleges facing a cash crunch; and State shuffles dollars to pay for Bayou Corne sinkhole. 70 – Number of days until the LSU System is scheduled to run through all of its State General Fund support for the 2013-14 fiscal year. (Source: Legislative Fiscal Office)
September 26, 2013

Thursday, Sept. 26

Health insurance policy costs explained; Corporate tax credits, refunds and deductions are greater than collections; Higher education leaders demand stable funding; Online charter schools failing; and Baton Rouge Area Chamber defends Common Core. $455.7 million – The total cut in state support for higher education since last year, a 46.5 percent decrease from 2012. (Source: Nola.com)