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.
ven as the Obama administration postures on behalf of deficit reduction and job creation, it continues to advance policies that undermine energy production in the Gulf region and lower federal revenue, Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) has pointed out in his correspondence with top officials in Washington D.C.
Up to 20 oil rigs could leave the Gulf of Mexico, in addition to the 11 that have already left, since the Obama Administration imposed a moratorium on deepwater oil and gas drilling in May 2010. Sen. Vitter asks about the impact on small business, and the cost of green lawsuits in letter to feds.
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.