higher education

courtesy Bob Mann

When the State Bond Commission met Thursday, they considered the plan to issue $275-million in bonds in March, in order to fund this year’s capital outlay projects.

But the author of this year’s Capital Outlay bill expressed reservations about the deal.


lsu.edu

Higher Education officials are asking the House Appropriations Committee for $1.1 billion next fiscal year. That’s $188 million more than they received in the current budget. 


Governor Talks TOPS

Nov 17, 2016
LOSFA

Students attending school on TOPS scholarships are receiving letters that they’ll owe 60% of their tuition in the Spring semester. Speaking on his monthly radio show, Governor John Bel Edwards says it didn’t have to be this way. 


Wallis Watkins

On Wednesday, Governor John Bel Edwards unveiled plans for a new 20,000 square foot collision repair training center for Baton Rouge Community College.


Wikimedia Commons

For over a year now, the Sales Tax Streamlining and Modernization commission has been attempting to simplify the way Louisiana collects sales taxes. 


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