Seema Verma

January 11, 2018

State’s budget problems hurt LSU recruitment

Louisiana’s ongoing, self-inflicted budget travails are making it harder for the state’s flagship university to attract the best and brightest students.

Number of the Day

86,000 - Number of Kentucky residents who are expected to lose their health care coverage if Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver application to add work requirements and fees is approved.  (Source: Kentucky Center for Economic Policy)
August 30, 2017

Sen. Cassidy should work across the aisle

When Congress returns from its August recess on Tuesday, there will be bipartisan efforts in both the House and Senate to find workable solutions to the real problems in our healthcare system. Unfortunately, Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy continue to push an ultra-partisan bill that would destroy the Medicaid program and cause millions of Americans to lose their health insurance.

Number of the Day

Number of the Day 55 - Percentage of 18- to 29-year-old workers who have a favorable view of unions. Only 46 percent of workers age 30 and older have a favorable view of unions. (Source: Pew Research Center)