On Thursday, June 19, 2014, Governor Jindal solidified the Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy (WISE) Fund by signing it into law. This Fund, also known as House Bill 1033 of the 2014 Legislative Session, allocates $40 million to higher education institutions for the purpose of strategically aligning new investments in higher education with the workforce needs and emerging growth sectors in our economy.

WISE Legislation