Louisiana Lawmaker’s Push for Transparency in Collective Bargaining Gains National Currency

By Kevin Mooney
Rep. Tony Ligi made every effort to pass legislation that would allow for greater public scrutiny of collective bargaining agreements between union officials and government agencies. His efforts fell short this time around but they have attracted national attention and will be revisited in Louisiana.

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