In late 2017, Republicans passed the largest overhaul of the tax code in 30 years. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act cut individual income tax rates and doubled the standard deduction. This means many people saw their take-home pay jump. However, that jump came back and hit many families at tax time, especially if they failed […]
Generally speaking, NOLA’s black community looks as if odds are stacked against them. Nevertheless, odds can be overcome.
After a prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, Star-Spangled Banner, several points of business (including a good-bye sendoff to the superintendent), and a congratulatory regarding charter schools, the City Council began the process of deliberating the latest rules concerning short-term rentals (STRs). For several years, short-term rentals have been the Wild West of […]
On Monday night, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced the 2019 Mardi Gras Clean-Up Operations Job Fair.
The City of New Orleans 2018 disparity study examined if there is a level playing field for minority and women-owned businesses in City contracts. There isn’t.
According to new figures released by The Data Center on Friday, people of color are disproportionately hired for positions that pay less than $15/hr.
Louisiana House Republican leaders say that they’re taking a conservative financial stance by refusing to change the state’s income forecast. But what they may accomplish is ruining Governor John Bel Edward’s plan to include a pay raise for public teachers in next year’s budget proposal.
At a town hall in Lafayette on Thursday, former Congressman Charles Boustany outlined just how much the tariffs put in place by the Trump administration are costing Louisiana.
A new liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal and pipeline is planned for Plaquemines Parish, just south of New Orleans
A look into the arguments against the proposed affordable housing development in the Bywater.
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