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
The Louisiana legislature has been criticized for cutting statewide funding for the arts. Pelican Institute president Kevin Kane argues that Louisiana's cultural heritage is better protected by voluntary support and private enterprise than by government subsidies.