Louisiana Juvenile incarceration

May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Make Louisiana’s tax structure fairer; Medicaid expansion campaign launches; “Raise the age” soars over Senate hurdle; and Controls to TOPS expected
November 6, 2013

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Employers were dropping health coverage long before Obamacare; Medicaid program running a $50 million shortfall; Life sentences to stand for many juvenile offenders; and DHH: More privatization please. $105 million – The amount Louisiana could have saved if it had chosen to expand health coverage for its poorest residents. (Source: Legislative Fiscal Office)
September 17, 2013

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Poverty data: National rate stays flat; Louisiana’s goes up; Many states look to raise the minimum wage; State agency fails to collect $1.4 million since 2008; and End mandatory juvenile life sentences 68 percent – The decline in Louisiana’s juvenile incarceration numbers between 1997 and 2011. (Source: The PEW Charitable Trusts via The News-Star)