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Status of State Medicaid Expansion in 2015

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities illustrates the state of Medicaid expansion throughout the United States.

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Another Victory for the Right to Health Care

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, ruling in a 6-3 decision that the federal government can continue to subsidize health policies in states that refused to set up their own insurance marketplaces.

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Harold Baquet

The Jesuit Social Research Institute is deeply saddened to hear of Harold Baquet's passing into eternal life. We share our deepest affection, prayers, and sorrow with his family.

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Get Smart Louisiana

Reforms Open Way for Smarter, Comprehensive Sentencing in the Future

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US church grateful for Pope Francis' 'marvelous' encyclical

by Brian Rowe, National Catholic Reporter [June 28, 2015]

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JSRI's Ali Bustamante illustrates White House's findings on Medicaid Expansion in 2016

From the 06/05/15 White House Study, Gulf South states would benefit the most from Medicaid Expansion in 2016.

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Dr. Mikulich urges Congressman Cedric Richmond to support strengthening the CFPB's initial payday ruling

"I urge you to sign on to Congressman Terrell F. Waters letter to the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mr. Richard Cordray to strengthen the CFPB’s payday lending rule."

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JSRI Associate Mary Baudouin to be honored

On June 28th JSRI Associate Mary Baudouin will be presented with the Adjutor Hominum Award, the highest alumni award from Loyola University New Orleans.

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Texas Loses Billions To Treat The Poor By Not Expanding Medicaid, Advocates Say

When the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government could not compel states to expand Medicaid programs, many Southern and Midwestern states opted out. One quarter of the uninsured live in Texas.

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