Guest Commentary: Let the Sunshine In! Guest Commentary: Let the Sunshine In!

Guest Commentary: Let the Sunshine In!

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Now is the time for real openness and transparency when private lawyers are hired by the Attorney General to work for Louisiana taxpayers. This practice should not be done behind closed doors, as it is now.

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The Nexus Between Workforce Development and Criminal Justice in Louisiana The Nexus Between Workforce Development and Criminal Justice in Louisiana

The Nexus Between Workforce Development and Criminal Justice in Louisiana

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With the coming expansion in the energy, manufacturing, and construction sectors and an aging population, Louisiana’s impending labor shortfall can only be exacerbated by excluding a large section of the prospective workforce: ex-offenders.

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Streamlining Medical Parole to Ensure Public Safety and Protect Taxpayers Streamlining Medical Parole to Ensure Public Safety and Protect Taxpayers

Streamlining Medical Parole to Ensure Public Safety and Protect Taxpayers

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The nation’s older inmate population is expected to increase exponentially again over the next decade, with associated health costs spiraling higher.

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How Louisiana Can Get Smart on Crime How Louisiana Can Get Smart on Crime

How Louisiana Can Get Smart on Crime

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Conservative states like Texas and Georgia have taken steps to steer nonviolent offenders away from prison, emphasize rehabilitation over jail time, and reduce penalties for many drug and property crimes.

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The Nexus Between Workforce Development and Criminal Justice in Louisiana

The Nexus Between Workforce Development and Criminal Justice in Louisiana
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With the coming expansion in the energy, manufacturing, and construction sectors and an aging population, Louisiana’s impending labor shortfall can only be exacerbated by excluding a large section of the prospective workforce: ex-offenders.

Apr 9, 2014 11:14

Education

Pelican Institute Statement on DOJ Attempt to Block School Vouchers in Louisiana

Pelican Institute Statement on DOJ Attempt to Block School Vouchers in Louisiana
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It is appalling that a federal agency charged with protecting our civil rights would use its considerable powers to deny Louisiana children access to a better education.

Aug 26, 2013 16:02

Energy & Environment

New Report Explains Why Globalizing Louisiana’s Natural Gas Revolution Makes Economic and Environmental Sense

New Report Explains Why Globalizing Louisiana’s Natural Gas Revolution Makes Economic and Environmental Sense
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Exporting U.S. natural gas could achieve the dual benefits of global climate-change mitigation and local/national economic development.

Jan 20, 2014 21:55

Health Care

Guest Commentary: Louisiana Should Take Note of Failed Medicaid Policies in Arkansas

Guest Commentary: Louisiana Should Take Note of Failed Medicaid Policies in Arkansas
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Everyone knows that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or “Obamacare,” has not worked out as originally planned. State officials, however, still face considerable pressure to accept Medicaid expansion. Louisiana’s leaders must continue to resist the plan and come up with an alternative.

Apr 22, 2014 18:21

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Guest Commentary: Louisiana Should Take Note of Failed Medicaid Policies in Arkansas

Guest Commentary: Louisiana Should Take Note of Failed Medicaid Policies in Arkansas
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Everyone knows that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or “Obamacare,” has not worked out as originally planned. State officials, however, still face considerable pressure to accept Medicaid expansion. Louisiana’s leaders must continue to resist the plan and come up with an alternative.

Guest Commentary: Let the Sunshine In!

Guest Commentary: Let the Sunshine In!
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Now is the time for real openness and transparency when private lawyers are hired by the Attorney General to work for Louisiana taxpayers. This practice should not be done behind closed doors, as it is now.

The Nexus Between Workforce Development and Criminal Justice in Louisiana

The Nexus Between Workforce Development and Criminal Justice in Louisiana
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With the coming expansion in the energy, manufacturing, and construction sectors and an aging population, Louisiana’s impending labor shortfall can only be exacerbated by excluding a large section of the prospective workforce: ex-offenders.

Streamlining Medical Parole to Ensure Public Safety and Protect Taxpayers

Streamlining Medical Parole to Ensure Public Safety and Protect Taxpayers
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The nation’s older inmate population is expected to increase exponentially again over the next decade, with associated health costs spiraling higher.

How Louisiana Can Get Smart on Crime

How Louisiana Can Get Smart on Crime
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Conservative states like Texas and Georgia have taken steps to steer nonviolent offenders away from prison, emphasize rehabilitation over jail time, and reduce penalties for many drug and property crimes.