transportation infrastructure

January 17, 2017

Jan. 17: Midyear deficit confirmed

Louisiana will once again have to endure midyear budget cuts amid a shortfall pegged at $313 million by the Legislature’s economist.
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 21, 2016

Oct. 21: Paying for roads

A state tax on gasoline is the primary source of funding for Louisiana’s crumbling roads and bridges, which face a nearly $13 billion backlog of needed repairs and upgrades.