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One in Five Louisianans Live Below The Poverty Line
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One in Five Louisianans Live Below The Poverty Line

21.6 percent of Louisianans are living in poverty, the second highest in the country, while the average household income has decreased 13% since 2009.

Equal Pay for Women Act Brings Battle of the Sexes to Life in Louisiana
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Equal Pay for Women Act Brings Battle of the Sexes to Life in Louisiana

Rep. Norton has reintroduced the Equal Pay for Women Act, which would give the state power to correct and eliminate discriminatory wage practices based on sex for “comparable” work. However, various academics claim that the the male-female wage gap has little to do with discrimination, and more so with job preferences.