While President Donald Trump’s administration pursues one administrative action that would make it harder for some people to access Medicaid along with another that would threaten essential health benefits, people around the country are voicing support for the Affordable Care Act.
Number of the Day
3 million - Number of low-income immigrant children who would be denied the Child Tax Credit under the tax bill in the U.S. House of Representatives. (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)
Payday lending debate moves to House committee; Gov. Bobby Jindal orders state spending “freeze”; Stephanie Grace: Revenues will be a top topic in 2015 and beyond; Executive budget includes $900 million in questionable financing ; and Laginappe.
Report finds raising minimum wage could shrink food stamp rolls; Tax revenue still lags in Louisiana; Two more years granted to some healthcare plans; Payday rate cap up for debate next this session; and “Funds sweep” ruling will not be appealed.