Richard Rainey

Journalist (Louisiana)
Staff Writer at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.

Links: @rrainey504 | (Current as of: June 16, 2016)


News Story

Legal aid for Louisiana poor on chopping block in Trump’s budget

Richard Rainey
Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
April 3, 2017
For one of the most impoverished states in the country, President Donald Trump's budget proposal could put even greater distance between a lawyer and Louisiana's poor.


Medicaid expands, ERs brace, Ernest Burrell prays

Richard Rainey
Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
June 10, 2016
In days, Louisiana will become the 31st state -- the first in the Deep South -- to expand its Medicaid program to insure residents with yearly incomes below 138 percent of the federal poverty line.

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