Louisiana Streamlining Commission Should Reject Proposal for Legislative Approval of State Contracts

By Leonard Gilroy
In an attempt to increase oversight over state contracting, some members of Louisiana’s Commission on Streamlining Government are proposing a well-intentioned—but ultimately counterproductive—recommendation that would thwart competition and undermine the sensible procurement reforms already underwayin the Louisiana Division of Administration. On Monday, the Streamlining Commission will consider adopting a recommendation (see agenda item AGEB #34A...

TAGS: Streamlining Government, Transparency

Louisiana’s Commission on Streamlining Government

By Kevin Kane
One of the bills to watch in this legislative session is SB 261, the companion piece to Bobby Jindal’s executive order establishing the Commission on Streamlining Government. I will have more to say about this bill, which should be heard in committee this week. To understand the significance of the Commission, I recommend this blog...

TAGS: Privatization, Streamlining Government