Task Force Recommendations Represent Strong Step Forward

CABL was pleased to serve on the Task Force on Structural Change in Budget and Tax Policy. From our perspective, the group’s final recommendations represent a strong step forward for Louisiana in suggesting a permanent tax structure to replace the temporary actions approved by the Legislature in the 2016 legislative sessions.

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CABL’s Recommendations on the 2016 Constitutional Amendments for the November 8 Ballot

CABL has released it’s recommendations on the constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot.

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CABL/LPB Host first Televised U.S. Senate Debate

CABL was pleased to host the first, statewide televised debate in Louisiana’s U.S Senate race with our broadcast partner Louisiana Public Broadcasting.

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In Memory: Robert “Bob” Hamm

CABL morns the loss of our immediate past chair, Mr. Robert “Bob” Hamm.

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Helping Educators and Families Recover from the Floods

The recent floods in south Louisiana have been devastating to tens of thousands of people. Among those hit hard are many thousands of educators and parents of school-age kids.

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Flood Recovery Information

During this time of crisis in Louisiana, CABL would like to share the following flood recovery documents.

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Where Does Louisiana Stand Now that Legislative Sessions Finally Over?

Louisiana Lawmakers opened their marathon series of legislative sessions on Valentine’s Day. Now, approaching the Fourth of July, they have finally gone home.

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Time to Move On with Academic Standards

In 2010 when Louisiana adopted a set of academic standards in English and math no one even noticed. At the time they were called Common Core and developed by a consortium of states, including Louisiana, and no one seemed to care.

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2016 Regular Session: Saying Goodbye to Fantasy Budgets

Many words could be used to describe the just-completed regular session of the Legislature. Unfinished. Incomplete. Unresolved.

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Budget Shenanigans Grow Tiring

For weeks people from across the state with diverse interests in what goes on in state government have been waiting to see the revisions members of the House budget committee would make to the governor’s executive budget.

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