REC's forecast of revenue increases blocked by Henry
Posted on 11/27/2018 4:47:00 PM.

Governor Edwards’ plans to provide an additional 43-million dollars in additional funding for several state agencies are on hold after House Appropriations Chairman Cameron Henry put a stop to the Revenue Estimating Conference’s plans to improve the state’s revenue forecast at a committee meeting. Henry disagrees with projections by economists that the state’s revenue situation is improving.

Cameron Henry, Louisiana, 2018, politics, economy, spending, Jay Dardenne

Holiday spending projected to be an all-time high
Posted on 11/11/2018 9:39:00 AM.

Yea, it’s not yet Thanksgiving but consumers are already flooding stores for gifts and are projected to spend, on average, 1007 dollars this year for this holiday season, up 4 percent over last year’s totals. National Retail Federation Spokesperson Ana Smith says we’ve never seen a November and December this big.

Holidays, Christmas, gifts, spending, NRF, Ana Smith, Louisiana, 2018, economy

Americans will spend a little less on mom this year
Posted on 5/7/2014 4:38:00 AM.
Sunday is Mother's Day and according to the National Retail Federation we're going to spend a little less on Mom this year than we did in 2013.  NRF Spokesperson Kathy Grannis say people want to be a little more conscious of spending this year.
mother's day, spending, Grannis, NRF

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