Budget Louisiana Ranks Highly in Small Business Optimism

Louisiana Ranks Highly in Small Business Optimism

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It is important that we maintain a firm commitment to small businesses and to the economic principles that instill confidence in the entrepreneurs who run them.

Education Charter Schools Deserve Freedom of Choice

Charter Schools Deserve Freedom of Choice

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The issue is whether charter school leadership will make the decision on when or whether to return to the OPSB or whether the legislature in Baton Rouge will.

Energy & Environment New Study: EPA Regulations to Increase Louisiana Electricity Prices by 22 Percent

New Study: EPA Regulations to Increase Louisiana Electricity Prices by 22 Percent

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Today the Pelican Institute for Public Policy is releasing a new study by economists at the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University which finds that the three recent Environmental Protection Agency regulations on mercury and carbon dioxide emissions will increase Louisiana electricity prices by 22 percent by 2030.

Health Care Healthcare Solutions Week Highlights Need for Alternatives to Affordable Care Act

Healthcare Solutions Week Highlights Need for Alternatives to Affordable Care Act

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The Pelican Institute recently participated in Healthcare Solutions Week, an opportunity for people of all political persuasions (and none at all) to discuss how to properly address the United States’ ongoing healthcare issues. This is an issue we feel most keenly here in Louisiana—with our ranking in most healthcare categories […]

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Why Even Right to Work States Should Celebrate National Employee Freedom Week

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Not surprisingly, the survey also found that nearly 40 percent of Americans across the country hand over a chunk of their hard-earned paychecks to their union bosses without knowing they have other options.

Louisiana Ranks Highly in Small Business Optimism
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Louisiana Ranks Highly in Small Business Optimism

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It is important that we maintain a firm commitment to small businesses and to the economic principles that instill confidence in the entrepreneurs who run them.

Charter Schools Deserve Freedom of Choice
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Charter Schools Deserve Freedom of Choice

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The issue is whether charter school leadership will make the decision on when or whether to return to the OPSB or whether the legislature in Baton Rouge will.

A Balanced Courtroom Needs a Full Jury Box
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A Balanced Courtroom Needs a Full Jury Box

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In recognition of the thousands of Louisianans who have committed their time to a jury and helped to preserve this right, Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch celebrates May 11 through May 15, 2015, as Jury Appreciation Week.

Why Louisiana Needs Paycheck Protection
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Why Louisiana Needs Paycheck Protection

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Paycheck Protection makes sense because it gets Louisiana taxpayers out of the business of political fundraising for special interests.