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
'A defined contribution system is one no longer supported by taxpayers, but, rather by the responsible investment choices of individuals.'
Louisiana public pension funds sought to withdraw $143 million from Fletcher Asset Management earlier this week, but were presented with IOUs in lieu of cash, leaving taxpayers to foot the bill.
"Not only do public-sector unions hamper the effectiveness of government and the efficiency of business, they impede the ability of elected leaders to enact sound reforms."