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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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Pope Francis and the Environment

Anticipating Earth Day, April 22, 2015

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JSRI PRESS RELEASE: JSRI Response to CFPB Initial Ruling

JSRI comments on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's initial rule on payday lending.

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Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Justice and Compassion for Immigrants

This Thursday, April 16 6-7:00 in front of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Overtaxing the Poor and Blaming Oil in the Gulf South

by Ali R. Bustamante, JSRI Economic Policy Specialist

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[New] JustSouth Quarterly

In this edition JSRI staff members examine homelessness/housing shortages; the modern day reality of the March on Washington; Catholic Social Thought and housing; and the over taxation of the poor and its connection to oil.

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Catholic, Evangelical Lutheran Bishops Visit Texas Detention Facility, Call For An End To Detention Of Families

[USCCB.org, 03/27/15] Policy of family detention unworthy of our nation Detention of families a ‘stain’ on administration’s record Humane alternatives to detention available

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FACTSHEET: THE CFPB CONSIDERS PROPOSAL TO END PAYDAY DEBT TRAPS

On March 26th the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that they are considering proposing rules that would end payday debt traps by requiring lenders to take steps to make sure consumers can repay their loans.

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