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The 2017 Louisiana Survey is the sixteenth in an annual series sponsored by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at Louisiana State University’s Manship School of Mass Communication. In addition to the core barometers of public opinion included annually in the LA Survey, the 2017 LA Survey included measures of support for:

  • current fiscal reform proposals as well as potential changes to the state’s gasoline tax
  • support for changing the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS)
  • public opinion on criminal justice reform proposals
  • beliefs about gender discrimination and equal pay
  • attitudes toward Medicaid expansion and the federal Affordable Care Act
  • opinions on a variety of social issues such as “religious-freedom” laws and rights of transgender individuals.