Articles written by: Trent Hill

Louisiana Ranks Highly in Small Business Optimism
Budget / Featured

Louisiana Ranks Highly in Small Business Optimism

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
Education / Featured

Charter Schools Deserve Freedom of Choice

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.

Louisiana’s Course Choice Revolution
Education / Featured

Louisiana’s Course Choice Revolution

Course Choice is the revolutionary education tool that Louisiana parents and students can use to ensure that they get the high quality classes they deserve, even if the local public school does not offer them.

High Stakes for Jefferson Parish
Education / Featured

High Stakes for Jefferson Parish

Given the Republican wave that washed away the union’s national ambitions last month, it would be a remarkable development if politically conservative Jefferson Parish elected to turn its School Board over to the friends of the American Federation of Teachers.

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

Healthcare Solutions Week Highlights Need for Alternatives to Affordable Care Act

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 […]