Public-private partnerships

September 23, 2016

Sept. 23: Advice on TOPS

Restructuring TOPS - the state’s merit-based college scholarship program - so that low-income students get larger awards than middle and upper-income students can help to save the program, and make college more attractive for students who might not otherwise attend because of financial concerns.
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
April 18, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

State hospital deals face scrutiny; Edwards: Put aside partisanship to avoid painful cuts; “Tax exclusions” drain millions and benefit the well-connected and; The public defender crisis (cont…)
March 30, 2016

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Health care cuts: “It’s going to be ugly”; Medicaid expansion means happier, healthier patients; Low wages, high rent squeeze low-income tenants; and Mandatory minimums move through Legislature