Louisiana oil and gas lawsuits

November 19, 2013

Tuesday, Nov. 19

Jindal sees local oil lawsuits as an opportunity to fix reputation: John Maginnis; Commonwealth Fund study shows Americans pay more for health care but get meager results; Health-care navigators answer community concerns; and New study looks at how families build wealth. 32 percent – The percent of American customers that spent a lot of time on insurance paperwork or in disputes with their insurer over denials of payment for services. (Source: The Commonwealth Fund via The New York Times)
November 13, 2013

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Medicaid is health overhaul’s early success story; Judge says Legislature cannot sweep dedicated funds to balance budget; More campaign finance woes for Louisiana; and Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes sue oil companies. 444,000 — The number of people who signed up for Medicaid in 10 of the 25 states that expanded the program. Meanwhile, more than 200,000 Louisianans are left with no affordable means to buy health insurance. (Source: NBC News)