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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Guest Commentary: Lawsuit Reform in the 2014 Legislative Session Guest Commentary: Lawsuit Reform in the 2014 Legislative Session

Guest Commentary: Lawsuit Reform in the 2014 Legislative Session

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The Louisiana Legislature kicked off the 2014 regular session last week, beginning a series of discussions about the most important issues facing the state. Already it is clear that lawsuit reform will be front and center in the debate.

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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

Medicaid Expansion: Even Worse Than You Thought

Medicaid Expansion: Even Worse Than You Thought
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Not only does Medicaid place an unreasonable burden on taxpayers, it fails to deliver a significant health benefit to the poor.

May 5, 2013 22:33

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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.

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.

Guest Commentary: Lawsuit Reform in the 2014 Legislative Session

Guest Commentary: Lawsuit Reform in the 2014 Legislative Session
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The Louisiana Legislature kicked off the 2014 regular session last week, beginning a series of discussions about the most important issues facing the state. Already it is clear that lawsuit reform will be front and center in the debate.

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.