HB38 by Representative Rick Edmonds brings sunlight to local school district spending by adding many school districts to the Louisiana Fiscal Transparency Website, LouisianaCheckbook.com, and requiring other smaller entities to post enhanced transparency on their websites. It is modeled after both Louisiana Checkbook and an existing project by the Lafayette Parish School Board to post...View Report
Although Louisiana may have the widest wage gap in the country, many academics point to factors other than discrimination that account for the apparent wage gap.
Arizona’s controversial immigration law is coming to Louisiana, at least if Rep. Ernest Wooton’s (I - Belle Chasse) “Louisiana Citizens Protection Act” passes. The bill specifically targets people who hire day laborers off the streets,.