Louisiana Job Training

April 10, 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014

House Committee scheduled to hear several minimum wage bills; Medicare billing data released; New analysis of Paul Ryan Medicare proposal; and Community Colleges and Public Schools partner in “Jump Start”. 73 — The percentage of Louisiana adults who support raising the wage from the current minimum of $7.25 per hour.  (Source: LSU’s Public Policy Research Lab)
February 25, 2014

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

Nola.com: Medicaid expansion would strengthen Louisiana’s budget; Federal Reserve study finds that expanding health coverage reduces bankruptcy; Six food stamps recipients terminated from program for fraud; and Louisiana needs to focus on training for future jobs, says new 2-year college head. 53 percent — The percent reduction in per-student funding for Louisiana’s 2-year college system. (Source: Legislative Fiscal Office)