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December 12, 2016

Dec. 12: Social services and the effect of budget cuts

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services is charged with caring for some of the state’s most vulnerable people - including children who’ve been abused and neglected or live in dangerous situations.
October 5, 2016

October 5: Auditing switch cost state millions

Louisiana lost out on millions of dollars in tax revenue thanks to a disastrous decision by Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration to put the Department of Natural Resources in charge of severance tax field audits that had previously been conducted by the state Department of Revenue.
September 22, 2016

Sept. 22: UMC strikes deal with state

A reworked agreement between state government and University Medical Center in New Orleans calls for the flagship teaching hospital to provide additional mental health services as well as charity care for those who still lack health coverage.