Press Releases

Pelican Institute Announces its 2021 Legislative Agenda

Pelican Institute Announces its 2021 Legislative Agenda

Louisiana is at a critical time for our state. Even before the pandemic, Louisiana was struggling to attract new businesses and keep our friends and family from leaving. As the pandemic is coming to an end, we have a unique opportunity to take advantage of the most mobile workforce in American history to write our...

By Daniel J. Erspamer

Pelican Responds to Settlement in Oil and Gas Lawsuits

Pelican Responds to Settlement in Oil and Gas Lawsuits

by Morgan Wampold, director of communications Today, despite the lack of support expressed by state lawmakers, local elected officials, and industry leaders across the coast, state officials announced they have signed onto a proposed agreement seeking to settle coastal land loss claims against a single defendant that no longer operates in Louisiana. The following is a...