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
Louisiana’s friendly tax climate and steady economic growth have allowed the state to navigate through fragile economic times, but unfunded pension liabilities and a former budget shortfall pose problems for Louisiana’s future.