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Louisiana Early Education Week

I had the pleasure of spending the morning at Educare New Orleans as part of Louisiana Early Education Week. When we talk about economic development and jobs, this is what we’re talking about. Investing now in quality early childhood education will not only shape our future workforce, but it will also help the working parents of today.

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Walt sits on the WDSU Hot Seat to discuss the budget crisis

The time is now for the Louisiana Legislature to fix our structural budget problems. Let's plan for the future, budget for the future, and make the kind of investments that we need to move our state forward. Call your legislator and let them know you're ready for them to get to work!

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Demand action to prevent the Fiscal Cliff

Welcome to 2018! January is always an exciting time for me. It provides us with an opportunity to reflect, plan, and re-set our expectations and goals! This year, as in years past, we have our work cut out for us. But I, like you, am re-charged and ready for the work that lies ahead.

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Child care investment would help city

Our children will always be my top priority, which is why I created the Louisiana Early Childhood Education Fund to help close the early learning gap in our community. Let's stay committed to giving our children the best start possible.

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