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
The citizens and businesses of the Gulf Coast were handed a welcome – and absolutely essential – victory today when U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman issued an injunction blocking President Obama’s six-month moratorium on all offshore drilling projects in more than 500 feet of water.