The report to achieve Louisiana’s 2024-2025 Responsible Budget presents solutions to rein in the extraordinary growth of the budget in order to give the state a competitive advantage, much like those used in other states, such as Texas and Florida, limiting the amount of funding appropriated at the beginning of each fiscal year. Over the...View Report
A grant meant to spread broadband internet to rural Louisiana has been rescinded on the grounds that it would crowd out private businesses.
Governor Jindal's plan to privatize three state prisons has received criticism from legislators who believe the move is shortsighted, while a study suggests that policies seeking to send more lawbreakers to prison is the cause of Louisiana's overcrowding problem.
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Institute for Truth in Accounting has released a damning “Financial State of the State” report on Louisiana’s “antiquated” accounting methods and “precarious” fiscal status.