CARES Act

March 25, 2020

Senate passes $2T Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Shortly before midnight, the US Senate has passed the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package by a vote of 96-0.   Referred to as the Coronavirus Aid, […]
April 9, 2020

Louisiana delegation asks Agriculture Secretary to Apply CARES Act to crawfish industry

Sens. John Kennedy (R-La) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) joined Reps. Ralph Abraham (R-La.), Garret Graves (R-La.), Clay Higgins (R-La.), Mike Johnson (R-La.), Cedric Richmond (D-La.) and […]
April 26, 2020

Louisiana K-12 Schools to Receive $287 Million from CARES Act

Secretary Betsy Devos announced this week that state and local education agencies were to receive allocated funds from the CARES Act to support continued learning for […]
May 22, 2020

Louisiana’s April Unemployment Rate Reaches 14.5 Percent

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a statement on the state’s latest unemployment rate of 14.5 percent for April, which is slightly lower than the national […]