TOPS big story from sessions

The failure of the Louisiana Legislature to fully fund the TOPS scholarship program for the first

TOPS families deserve better

BATON ROUGE — College students and their parents will still be wondering as you read this whether the TOPS

Critical tax reform bites dust

Republicans in the Louisiana House keep insisting they want tax reform before approving any additional taxes, but half of them rejected an income tax reform plan last week that had widespread support from tax experts.

Budget problems nothing new

Legislators who are complaining about having to hold two special sessions and a regular session during Gov. John Bel Edwards first five months in office need to look back at the events of 1983 and 1984. Money problems have plagued Louisiana state

Are budget cuts coming July 1?

The $222 million in new revenues raised by the state House last week appears to be all Gov. John Bel Edwards