September 15, 2016

Sept. 15: Poverty and inequality in Louisiana

The poverty rate in Louisiana for adults and children remained unacceptably high in 2015 even as other states saw significant improvements. New U.S. Census data released Thursday also show that Louisiana continues to have one of the highest rates of income inequality in the United States.
August 30, 2016

Aug. 30: New Orleans streets – $5 billion to fix

A study of New Orleans roadways estimates it will take at least $5 billion to improve all the city’s streets enough to be rated in “fair” condition.