Emergency Powers Bill Passes Committee, Statement from Pelican CEO

By Daniel J. Erspamer
Today, the Louisiana House and Government Affairs Committee passed House Bill 4, which will add checks and balances to Louisiana’s emergency declarations process. Pelican Institute CEO Daniel Erspamer released the following statement in response to the passage of the legislation: “Balancing executive power in Louisiana’s emergency declarations process has become one of the most consequential issues...

TAGS: checks and balances, Constitution, COVID-19, emergency declaration, Freedom

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