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
A grant meant to spread broadband internet to rural Louisiana has been rescinded on the grounds that it would crowd out private businesses.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.