The state sold $347 million in tax-exempt bonds and $149 million in taxable bonds to investors for upfront cash. The debt will be paid off over decades, with interest.
It has been roughly five years since retired state workers and teachers have seen a boost.
Why should U.S. Sen. David Vitter have all the fun? He shouldn’t, according to the architects of the new Blue Pelican Super PAC.
So does his proclamation extend to running for re-election to his Senate seat in 2016, should he fail in his drive for the mansion?
The Louisiana Democratic Party will push state lawmakers to broaden last year's equal pay legislation, to raise the state's minimum wage and to expand the Medicaid program as allowed under the federal health law.