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
Due to a scheduled larger share of offshore oil and gas revenues from the federal government, some lawmakers anticipate future surpluses.
MPERS gambled with public money, and lost. If this were a private company, these disastrous mistakes would surely result in bankruptcy.
The drastic mismanagement and squandering of resources highlights the need to greatly scale back the operations of the Crescent City Connection Division.
Geymann and Morris say their bill is a reaction to Gov. Jindal's use of $474 million in one-time revenues from the proposed sale of three state prisons...
Voucher programs not only provide students with access to better schools of their choosing, but cost as low as a quarter per student compared to public schools.