Managed care

December 15, 2017

The “cliff” gets a little less steep

Louisiana’s budget picture got a little brighter on Thursday, when a state forecasting panel recognized $387 million in new tax revenues for lawmakers to spend over the next 18 months.

Number of the Day

$2,027,000- Louisiana tax contributions from children of immigrants that would be lost if DACA expires before a DREAM Act is passed. (Source: Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy)
December 1, 2017

Harvard on the Bayou

The cost of higher education has shifted dramatically in the last decade from state taxpayers to students.

Number of the Day

$1 trillion - The net cost of the Senate tax plan, according to analysis by the Joint Committee on Taxation after factoring in an estimated $458 billion in revenue from economic growth and $51 billion over a decade in interest payments. (Source: Joint Committee on Taxation via The Washington Post)
May 18, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Overtime pay on the way; Nursing home industry kills sensible legislation; Were the public-private partnerships worth it?; A bad month for Louisiana’s juvenile jails; and Quote of the Day
November 16, 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015

Waiting for a choice; Unlocking ‘dedications’ doesn’t save money; High deductibles are hurdle to care; and Love that chicken from Popeyes