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  • Louisiana lawmakers end equal pay discussion

    May 30, 2014 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers have wrapped up their debate on the pay gap between men and women, with competing bills on the issue failing to win passage. The Senate and Governmental Affairs Committee narrowly rejected a proposal by Republican Rep. Julie Stokes that would have specified that pay discrimination based... more »
  • Study: Income inequality continues to grow in La.

    November 15, 2012 7:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A new study says the gap between Louisiana's rich and poor has grown wider over the last three decades, with the poverty-ridden state having among the highest rates of income inequality in the nation. The richest 5 percent of households in Louisiana have average incomes more... more »

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