April 11, 2017 04:52 PM
Attorney General Jeff Landry's lawsuit against Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is the latest in a string of feuds between the two men since they both took office last year ...
April 10, 2017 04:11 PM
Edwards wants to levy a new tax on a business's gross receipts, which the administration is calling a Commercial Activity Tax ...
April 10, 2017 04:05 PM
The Democratic governor said Louisiana's leaders need to remedy the cycles of unstable state finances in this two-month regular session without falling into partisan talking points ...
April 5, 2017 04:34 PM
Health Secretary Rebekah Gee pushed back against the criticism, saying the budget has grown because Louisiana is offering Medicaid coverage to more people, particularly through the Medicaid expansion ...
April 4, 2017 03:29 PM
After an audit that found $6 million from the prison rodeo at Angola was never included in the annual corrections budget ...
March 31, 2017 02:29 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveiled a tax overhaul package that targets big companies and seems certain to put him at odds with the business lobbying organizations he’s battled during prior tax debates ...
March 29, 2017 01:50 PM
At issue is a proposal required by the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, which is reviving old feuds between Edwards and the state education superintendent he once hoped to force out of the job ...
March 24, 2017 10:52 AM
Where did that come from? That's the question plenty are asking about a centerpiece of Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax law rewrite, a proposal to replace existing corporate income and franchise taxes with a corporate tax on sales ...
March 20, 2017 11:49 AM
Redesign is estimated to come with deep spending cuts. The implications would be major for Louisiana, where more than one-third of residents get health services through the Medicaid program ...
March 16, 2017 01:25 PM
A national rating agency downgraded the state because of its continued financial uncertainty, making it more expensive to borrow money for roadwork and construction projects ...

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