A Tax Plan for Our Brighter Future paper-digital In Louisiana’s Comeback: A Tax Reform for Our Brighter Future, the Pelican Institute identifies the state’s significant tax problems and proposes a path to set the state in a brighter direction, including flattening the personal and corporate income taxes to 3.5% rates, reducing the number of tax preferences, eliminating...View Report
Exporting U.S. natural gas could achieve the dual benefits of global climate-change mitigation and local/national economic development.
In Louisiana alone, over $60 billion in new manufacturing investments have been announced over the past 24 months: the justification of which are all tied to abundant U.S. unconventional natural gas supplies.
Louisiana’s natural gas has given the state an economic advantage over its neighbors, but the implementation of a thriving natural gas economy is still in its infancy.
Don Briggs: We can overcome many of our economic woes simply by allowing American oil and gas businesses to flourish.
Don Briggs of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association says Louisiana is uniquely positioned to respond to higher gasoline prices and shift to natural gas.