Louisiana privatization

May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016

The middle class is shrinking; Privatization bill moves forward; Krugman: Where are our family values? and; Public art spending curbed
April 11, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Feds question charity hospital partnerships; Push for higher minimum wage shot down by House committee; Road maintenance backlog contributes to growing list of “structurally deficient” bridges; and New Orleans community leaders worry about health care, higher education. $307 million –Medicaid dollars that the federal government is withholding from Louisiana because the Jindal administration’s charity hospital partnerships lack approval (Source: Associated Press)
February 6, 2014

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Free “Inequality for All” screening today at 5 p.m.; Jindal open to tweaking teacher tenure law; State Civil Service Commission agrees to Bogalusa hospital layoffs; Lawmakers miss deadline to file recommendations for campaign spending; and Most public schools meet minimum technology standard. 76  — The percentage of Louisiana public schools that meet the state’s minimum technology standard. (Source: The Advocate)
February 4, 2014

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

Louisiana ranks 5th in fiscal reporting rankings; Post Office explores offering small dollar loans; Widening inequality reflected in retailers’ fates; Privatized hospitals continue to face funding problems; Jindal rescinds controversial abortion regulations; Frustrated with Louisiana, Cerise moves to Texas; and Free “Inequality for All” screening on Thursday. $13.75 million — The current state shortfall for hospital retiree insurance benefits under Gov. Jindal’s privatization plan (Source: The Advocate)