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Louisiana Ranked Among Worst States for Business
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Louisiana Ranked Among Worst States for Business

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Remarkably, the report ranks Louisiana 30 spots lower than it did last year. This represents the largest decline of any state in the nation.

Should the States Use Article V to Rein in Federal Government?
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Should the States Use Article V to Rein in Federal Government?

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Several states have already passed Article V resolutions for the purpose of reigning in the federal government, and the Pelican State may be headed in that direction.

Louisiana: Rich State or Poor State?
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Louisiana: Rich State or Poor State?

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All findings of the 2016 Index considered, the regimen for Louisiana is clear. Louisiana needs to adopt more fiscally responsible policies, including a tax policy overhaul if it wants to improve its Economic Outlook and become more hospitable to individuals and businesses.

Happy Tax Freedom Day, Louisiana!
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Happy Tax Freedom Day, Louisiana!

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All in all, Americans will spend more on taxes than they will on food, housing and clothing combined.

Louisiana’s Expanding Reentry Efforts Promise Cost Savings and Safer Communities
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Louisiana’s Expanding Reentry Efforts Promise Cost Savings and Safer Communities

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In Louisiana, Reentry Courts make use of the innovative reentry program at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola – known as the Offender Rehabilitation and Workforce Development Program.