The Tulane Hullabaloo

Louisiana legislature holding back on minimum wage

Hanson Dai | Associate Artist

Eleni Sakellakis, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Louisiana’s 2019 legislative session began last Monday, April 8, with wage increases on the agenda. After years of inaction, the legislature should respond to the needs and desires of residents and vote to raise the minimum wage. Currently, Louisiana has one of the lowest minimum wages in the c...