The proposed settlement is heralded by some as a major victory, supposedly securing $100 million for the state to use for coastal restoration. In reality, the proposed settlement, if adopted, would yield nowhere near $100 million and divert much of the money it did raise to unrelated government spending. Two key flaws undermine the settlement’s...View Report
Several states have already passed Article V resolutions for the purpose of reigning in the federal government, and the Pelican State may be headed in that direction.
Big spenders in Congress who continue to inflate the national debt at the expense of future generations could be brought to heel if a Louisiana resolution in favor of a proposed constitutional amendment continues to catch on in other states.