This year, disturbing reports of increased crime have dominated the news, both in Louisiana and nationally. Crime is a serious issue that demands thoughtful solutions to deter criminal behavior and promote public safety. They should be guided by data and evidence, not anecdotes. That’s why Pelican set out to review and better understand the underlying...View Report
Earmarks have received quite a bit of attention over the past two years. But did you know that over $1.5 million in earmarked funds went uncollected by cities, towns or related government agencies in the previous fiscal year? Get the full story here.