New Research: State-Initiated Amendments to Repair Our Constitutional Republic

By Editor
The Pelican Institute has released three pieces of research to clear the air over the National Debt Relief Amendment and other Article V amendments. Escalating debt and an unrestrained federal government suggest the time is overdue for a state-initiated amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

TAGS: Article V Amendment, Federal Debt, National Debt Relief Amendment, Noble Ellington, Pelican Institute for Public Policy

Proposed High-Speed Rail No Bargain for Louisiana

By Jennifer Moreale
A feasibility study by Burk-Kleinpeter Inc. and HDR Engineering emphasizes the economic and social benefits of the proposed high-speed rail linking New Orleans to Baton Rouge. Currently under revision, the final report is due March 16. With an estimated 78% probability of having a positive return on investment, the study claims that the value creation...

TAGS: Baton Rouge, Bobby Jindal, Burk-Kleinpeter Inc., HDR Engineering, High-speed rail, Louisiana, New Orleans, Pelican Institute for Public Policy, Randal O'Toole, Stimulus, transportation