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
As the state faces down a looming budget gap, there will be a number of proposals on the table. But, what is the real situation, and what should our state leaders do about it? Get all the facts in the Pelican Institute’s Citizen’s Guide to the Fiscal Cliff.
Governor John Bel Edwards clearly has different ideas about how to improve Louisiana education than former Governor Bobby Jindal.
Raising the minimum wage risks putting individuals, businesses and the entire state economy in a worse position to advance a goal – helping low income households – that may not even be accomplished.