The End of a “Viral” Special Session

In many ways, this special session was always going to be about two major issues: 1) passing a budget for the new fiscal year, and 2) passing legislation to change civil litigation laws, or “tort reform,” as it’s often called. And throw in some efforts to add, extend, and sweeten various tax credit and incentive […]

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A Time to Think About Equity in Public Education

This is an extraordinary time. For the last few months people across the state and across the country have been struggling to cope with the spread of the COVID virus. In the midst of that, events from places far from Louisiana have forced us all to confront the issue of racial injustice in ways that […]

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Some Progress in Education During 2020 Legislative Session

Going into the 2020 Legislative Session there were thoughts it would be a fairly significant one for education at all levels. Those hopes were dashed rather quickly with the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. Now that the session has ended, it might not have gone totally as expected, but there were some positive outcomes to […]

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CABL Education Priorities in Response to COVID-19: Postsecondary

The COVID-19 crisis has dashed Louisiana’s economy, crippled many businesses, and disrupted the lives of every citizen of our state. It has also had a significant impact on all aspects of education. There are many things education and school leaders are doing to address the issues facing our students in this unprecedented time. CABL has […]

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CABL Education Priorities in Response to COVID-19: K-12

The COVID-19 crisis has dashed Louisiana’s economy, crippled many businesses, and disrupted the lives of every citizen of our state. It has also had a significant impact on all aspects of education. There are many things education and school leaders are doing to address the issues facing our students in this unprecedented time. CABL has […]

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CABL Education Priorities in Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has dashed Louisiana’s economy, crippled many businesses, and disrupted the lives of every citizen of our state. It has also had a significant impact on all aspects of education. There are many things education and school leaders are doing to address the issues facing our students in this unprecedented time. CABL has […]

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Improving Our Education Response to COVID-19

More than six weeks after the governor ordered school closures across the state in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of education in Louisiana is far from clear. While Governor Edwards emphasized that instruction during the closure should continue, it is virtually impossible to know to what degree that is happening and how much […]

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Thanks to Our CABL Champions and Visionaries

For almost 60 years CABL’s mission has been to focus on issues in the public interest with a single goal in mind: to make Louisiana a better place for all of its citizens. We have been able to do that, only because of the generous support of hundreds of individuals, businesses, and private foundations that […]

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What Can You Do to Help RESET Louisiana?

“Government watchdogs look to refocus Louisiana’s campaign conversation with RESET proposals.” (The Advocate) “Reform groups prepare to RESET Louisiana’s long-term priorities.” (Gambit) “Tired of being 50th? RESET Louisiana sets path out of cellar.” (USA Today Network) In many ways, the headlines say it all. RESET Louisiana is a nonpartisan election initiative of CABL, the Public […]

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CABL Letter to Members of the Louisiana House

On behalf of CABL we would like to thank you for your service to our state. We know that these have been difficult times over the last several years as you have tried to enact budget and fiscal policies to move Louisiana in a positive direction. We appreciate your efforts. Unfortunately, it appears we will […]

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