Louisiana Medicaid Expansion

June 9, 2016

Edwards’ tax plan takes another hit

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ bid to raise new revenue from the wealthiest Louisiana taxpayers to finance critical health, education and public safety services fell one vote short of clearing the tax-writing House Ways & Means Committee on Wednesday. House Bill 11, by Rep. Rob Shadoin of Ruston, proposed to limit the the state income tax deductions allowed for federal excess itemized deductions.
June 3, 2016

Tuition authority shifts to university boards

Louisiana’s university leaders would have new authority to set tuition rates if voters give their approval. If voters approve the change, it would likely signal the end of an era for public colleges and universities.
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
April 26, 2016

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Medicaid expansion shrinks budget gap; ‘Raise the age’ goes to the full Senate; Louisiana ranked last in health emergency response capacity; and Orleans Parish Prison saga continues