Despite spending the most per student, Louisiana consistently ranks at the bottom of the country in educating our kids. If we are ever going to fix our education system, parents and communities need transparent information to get an accurate snapshot of how schools are preparing our kids for their futures. With this in mind, the...View Report
U.S. Department of Interior officials manipulated and altered summary language attached to report to make it appear as though engineers endorsed the Gulf moratorium when in fact they had not, an Inspector General investigation has concluded.
Controversial litigation practices built around environmental remediation claims would be limited under proposed legislation that a House committee voted to defer on Wednesday. Supporters say current law needs to be clarified to prevent "legacy lawsuits" from driving business out of state
In contrast to the state's vision for the UMC, Kaufman Ellis determines that "UMC, as currently envisioned, is materially larger than is supportable."
'Even if the hospital's business plan pans out, it will mean an estimated $70 to $100 million subsidy of operating costs from the state general fund and possibly as much as $400 million of new additional public debt.'
Sen. Vitter has introduced new legislation that calls for greater transparency and accountability in the cost of infrastructure projects. The objective here to properly account for long-term expenses that could build up over time at the expense of taxpayers.
Sen. David Vitter has called out top Obama Administration officials for misleading the public and members of Congress on the actual number of offshore oil drilling permits. A recent motion from the Department of Justice includes numbers that tell a much different story than what has been communicated in congressional testimony.
Sen. David Vitter and other Republican lawmakers have introduced a "National Right to Work" bill that will protect employees from discriminatory practices in the workplace and guard against forced unionization. Studies show that "Right to Work" states outperform the more unionized areas of the country.
Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) has announced that he will reintroduce his bill to cancel out ObamaCare when the Senate reconvenes Jan. 25.
The recent judicial decision affirming Virginia’s meritorious lawsuit against Obamacare has highlighted one of the profound flaws of the administration’s health care plan. But a recent news story regarding Louisiana Senator David Vitter has been relatively under-reported, which is a shame, because it also illustrates the hazards of an overreaching bureaucracy. Senator Vitter has been...
The $787 billion stimulus plan was rammed through both houses of Congress without giving members of Congress an opportunity to review and debate the 1,071 page bill. In an editorial for Human Events, our own Senator David Vitter and Utah’s Representative Rob Bishop set forth a reasonable plan for a “No-Cost Stimulus Act”, which they...