House Republicans released their tax plan this morning, one day later than originally scheduled due to last-minute negotiations. The plan would cut taxes for corporations and individuals by $1.51 trillion over a decade, which would likely force cuts to federal health and safety-net programs that benefit middle-class families.
Number of the Day
85 - Percentage of students in alternative schools in Louisiana who are black; just 44 percent of the state’s student population is black. (Source: Nola.com/The Times Picayune)