April 13, 2016 12:27 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards proposed closing a $750 million budget shortfall with deep cuts to the TOPS free college tuition program, safety net hospitals for the poor, colleges and public schools ...
April 11, 2016 01:42 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is reworking its approach to hiring the staff needed to handle his Medicaid expansion effort after getting pushback from lawmakers ...
April 11, 2016 12:33 PM
Amid years of spending cuts, Secretary of State Tom Schedler has been working to shrink the footprint of state-run museums, returning smaller museums to local community management ...
April 8, 2016 11:37 AM
Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday that the budget cut proposals his administration will unveil next week to cope with a $750 million gap will be "very sobering." ...
April 7, 2016 01:21 PM
A proposal to end TOPS awards for students to attend private colleges was scrapped ...
April 6, 2016 12:05 PM
Though Louisiana continues to struggle through deep budget gaps, House and Senate leaders aren't proposing that they slash their own spending ...
April 6, 2016 11:36 AM
Louisiana's budget problems are creating uncertainty for thousands of college students who rely on the state's TOPS free tuition program ...
April 5, 2016 04:33 PM
Fitch says state has relied on "overly optimistic" revenue projections for one-time budget fixes ...
April 1, 2016 12:53 PM
Edwards made a plea for the bills in person, saying the proposals would help strengthen families in a state where one in five people live in poverty ...
March 30, 2016 02:00 PM
Smokers, drinkers, car renters and every shopper around Louisiana will be paying more for their purchases ...

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