Louisiana opportunity index

November 8, 2013

Friday, Nov. 8

Nursing homes give millions in campaign cash, benefit from state politics; State cuts funds to levee authority that sued oil and gas companies; Louisiana students score poorly in national test; Louisiana ranks among least competitive for health insurers; and Louisiana ranks 48th on “Opportunity Index”. $23 million – The amount of state funding to nursing homes for empty beds in 2010 (Source: Nola.com I WVUE)