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JSRI Associate Mary Baudouin to be honored

On June 28th JSRI Associate Mary Baudouin will be presented with the Adjutor Hominum Award, the highest alumni award from Loyola University New Orleans.

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Texas Loses Billions To Treat The Poor By Not Expanding Medicaid, Advocates Say

When the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government could not compel states to expand Medicaid programs, many Southern and Midwestern states opted out. One quarter of the uninsured live in Texas.

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“Offsets” Are Latest Budget-Balancing Tool

Fr. Kammer spoke in support of Louisiana HB 70 on Tuesday. Committee members voted 8-6 to advance the bill to the full House.

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Fr. Kammer testifies in support of HB 70

"This bill would raise the state percentage of the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) from 3.5%---the lowest in the nation--- to 7%. The national average for state EITC is 16% of the Federal EITC."

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Creating a Culture of Encounter

How can a “culture of encounter” with undocumented immigrants be realized in our community, especially considering barriers of language, class, location, and privilege?

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Louisiana EITC Fact Sheet Available

Louisiana’s EITC: Investing in Our Families and Our Economy

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Dr. Mikulich Urges Louisiana Judiciary Committee to Support SB241

"I am writing to urge you to take a significant step to address our state’s fiscal crisis and reducing over-incarceration."

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Louisiana Medicaid Expansion Fact Sheet Available

Medicaid Expansion in Louisiana: Caring for Our Families and Our Economy

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