Budget Pelican Institute Statement on Governor’s “Fiscal Cliff” Proposal Outline

Pelican Institute Statement on Governor’s “Fiscal Cliff” Proposal Outline

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The Pelican Institute applauds Governor John Bel Edwards for releasing a broad outline of his proposal to close an anticipated $1 billion budget gap as we approach 2018. That said, as it stands, the plan lacks sufficient detail to accomplish any meaningful analysis of its impact on Louisiana’s economy, and […]

Transportation New Orleans To Refund $28 Million in Red Light Camera Revenue

New Orleans To Refund $28 Million in Red Light Camera Revenue

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For years, The Pelican Institute has been warning citizens in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and elsewhere about red light traffic cameras and how they may not be what they seem. They may not be as safe as previously thought, they may not be constitutional, they were ripe for corruption, […]

Justice In Defense of Louisiana’s Criminal Justice Reforms

In Defense of Louisiana’s Criminal Justice Reforms

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Pelican Institute’s CEO, Daniel Erspamer, writes in The Hayride, about Louisiana’s criminal justice reforms and why they were a strong step in the right direction. He starts by identifying possible cost savings, but also identifies the broad coalition that was involved in the efforts to begin with.

Regulations Occupational Licensing In Louisiana: Anti-Job, Anti-Growth

Occupational Licensing In Louisiana: Anti-Job, Anti-Growth

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Onerous Licensing Laws in Louisiana Licensing laws in Louisiana have always been onerous. We are, after all, the only state in the union that licenses florists. That bears repeating: we are the only state in the U.S. that has the dubious distinction of demanding that florists be a licensed profession. […]

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Hiring: External Affairs Manager
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Hiring: External Affairs Manager

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The Pelican Institute for Public Policy seeks an External Affairs Manager to help drive an aggressive growth strategy and public policy agenda for the state of Louisiana. The position can be based either in the organization’s New Orleans office or remotely in Louisiana and will require somewhat frequent travel.

Pelican Institute Statement on Governor’s “Fiscal Cliff” Proposal Outline
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Pelican Institute Statement on Governor’s “Fiscal Cliff” Proposal Outline

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The Pelican Institute applauds Governor John Bel Edwards for releasing a broad outline of his proposal to close an anticipated $1 billion budget gap as we approach 2018. That said, as it stands, the plan lacks sufficient detail to accomplish any meaningful analysis of its impact on Louisiana’s economy, and […]

Occupational Licensing In Louisiana: Anti-Job, Anti-Growth
Regulations

Occupational Licensing In Louisiana: Anti-Job, Anti-Growth

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Onerous Licensing Laws in Louisiana Licensing laws in Louisiana have always been onerous. We are, after all, the only state in the union that licenses florists. That bears repeating: we are the only state in the U.S. that has the dubious distinction of demanding that florists be a licensed profession. […]

The Truth About Unemployment in Louisiana
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The Truth About Unemployment in Louisiana

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What Do Those Unemployment Numbers Really Mean? Every leader in Louisiana is rooting for this economy. Everyone wants to see more jobs come into the state and fewer of our fellow citizens unemployed. But, we have to start by telling the truth about our current situation. Governor John Bel Edwards […]

New Orleans To Refund $28 Million in Red Light Camera Revenue
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New Orleans To Refund $28 Million in Red Light Camera Revenue

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For years, The Pelican Institute has been warning citizens in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and elsewhere about red light traffic cameras and how they may not be what they seem. They may not be as safe as previously thought, they may not be constitutional, they were ripe for corruption, […]