Median income

September 13, 2016

Census data show gains in health insurance coverage

More Louisianans than ever before were covered by health insurance in 2015, according to figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
August 31, 2016

Aug. 31: Gas tax lags as infrastructure projects wait

Louisiana’s gas tax has been unchanged since 1990, and has lost much of its purchasing power since then because of inflation.
September 17, 2015

No drop in poverty in 2014

by Steve Spires

Louisiana’s economy is improving by some measures. But the economic gains have failed to make a dent in the state’s shameful rate of poverty, according to new American Community Survey (ACS) data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.Read more...