Louisiana inequality

March 18, 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

Changes to TOPS?; Budget cuts coming; Blame Game and; Last on the list
March 14, 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014

Coalition aims to reduce prison population; IMF says income inequality hurts economies; State Board of Education approves funding formula; Senate reaches deal on unemployment benefits; Bill passes to avert flood insurance rate hikes; and Community groups host public assembly to rein in payday lending. March-14
January 30, 2014

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Centenary College raises minimum wage to $10.10 per hour; Large banks distance themselves from payday lenders; Demand for skilled labor in Southeast Louisiana quadruples; Nation’s wealthiest have a meltdown over income inequality; and New “Inequality for All” screening date: Feb 6. $40 million – The negative economic impact of wintry weather conditions in the Capital Area due to lost income, wages, sales, spending and production. (Source: BRAC via The Advocate)
January 27, 2014

Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

Private contractors release first set of ideas to save state $500 million; Privatization plan would result in higher cost for divers license renewals; Harvard economists: Economic mobility hasn’t changed; Jindal seeks more control over fiscal office and auditor’s office; and LBP hosts free screening of “Inequality for All,” 5 p.m. Wednesday. $150,000 – The projected taxpayer savings if the state held pediatric day care owners and operators accountable for management. (Source: The Advocate)