Budget New Report Finds Louisiana Proposal to Raise Taxes Will Hinder Economic Growth

New Report Finds Louisiana Proposal to Raise Taxes Will Hinder Economic Growth

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A new report, Addressing Louisiana’s Budget Shortfall: Strategies for Growth, released today by the Pelican Institute, Louisiana’s premier voice for free markets, found that proposals to raise taxes to finance more state government spending will hinder economic activity and growth.

Education Will Restricting School Choice Help Louisiana?

Will Restricting School Choice Help Louisiana?

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Governor John Bel Edwards clearly has different ideas about how to improve Louisiana education than former Governor Bobby Jindal.

Energy & Environment U.S. Senators Against Free Speech

U.S. Senators Against Free Speech

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While reasonable people can disagree on many important issues, we all benefit from a lively public square where facts and opinions can be shared without fear of government recourse.

Health Care A Recent, First-Of-Its-Kind Law May Be Short-Lived

A Recent, First-Of-Its-Kind Law May Be Short-Lived

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Perhaps reevaluating the role government regulations play in driving up the cost of health care is a better approach than passing new, anti-free market legislation.

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Louisiana’s #1 Rankings for Incarceration Is Slipping
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Louisiana’s #1 Rankings for Incarceration Is Slipping

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Over the course of a number of years, Louisiana has captured a ranking no state should want. #1 in terms of per capita incarceration of its citizens. This statistics has been the basis for many articles over the last few years and thankfully we may soon see the ranking slip. […]

Louisiana House Commemorates Pelican Institute Founder Kevin Kane
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Louisiana House Commemorates Pelican Institute Founder Kevin Kane

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It was a momentous day for criminal justice reform in Louisiana and for the Pelican Institute. The full criminal justice reform package passed the Louisiana legislature, which was the culmination of Kevin Kane’s work.

Louisiana Criminal Justice Reform Package Clears House & Senate
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Louisiana Criminal Justice Reform Package Clears House & Senate

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The criminal justice reform package that has been pushed by Louisiana Smart on Crime, Pelican Institute, LABI, Blueprint Louisiana, C100 Louisiana, and others has just passed the House and Senate, paving the way for the Governor to sign the ten bills into law.

New Report Finds Louisiana Proposal to Raise Taxes Will Hinder Economic Growth
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New Report Finds Louisiana Proposal to Raise Taxes Will Hinder Economic Growth

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A new report, Addressing Louisiana’s Budget Shortfall: Strategies for Growth, released today by the Pelican Institute, Louisiana’s premier voice for free markets, found that proposals to raise taxes to finance more state government spending will hinder economic activity and growth.

LABI’s Stephen Waguespack Makes The Case for Criminal Justice Reform in Louisiana
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LABI’s Stephen Waguespack Makes The Case for Criminal Justice Reform in Louisiana

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Today, Stephen Waguespack has a Guest Column in The Advocate which makes the case that lawmakers should support the criminal justice reform compromise being proposed in the Louisiana legislature.