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
Louisiana’s economic prospects are mediocre, according to a new report released by the American Legislative Exchange Council, which ranked the 50 states according to their economic outlook in 2013.
American Legislative Exchange Council claims that states with lower and falling tax burdens are attracting businesses and spurring job growth.