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Why Louisiana Needs Paycheck Protection
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Why Louisiana Needs Paycheck Protection

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Paycheck Protection makes sense because it gets Louisiana taxpayers out of the business of political fundraising for special interests.

Five Years After Deepwater, Victims Still Struggle to Receive Claims
Corruption / Featured / Justice

Five Years After Deepwater, Victims Still Struggle to Receive Claims

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Nearly five years after the disaster, Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch took a close look at where all the money from the BP settlement is going and asked the critical question: Who is benefiting most from the unprecedented class action settlement set up to compensate victims in the aftermath of the 2010 oil spill?

Legal Reform in the Background as State Budget Woes Dominate the Start of Legislative Session
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Legal Reform in the Background as State Budget Woes Dominate the Start of Legislative Session

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The short session, which opened last week and must conclude by June 11th, will be dominated by debate over taxes and spending cuts as legislators look for creative ways to balance the budget.

Taking Inventory of Louisiana’s Outdated Tax
Budget / Featured / Taxes

Taking Inventory of Louisiana’s Outdated Tax

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Those calling to increase state revenue by eliminating the inventory tax credit need to be reminded that taxes make doing business more expensive. The more expensive an activity is, the less a person can engage in it.

Louisiana’s Course Choice Revolution
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Louisiana’s Course Choice Revolution

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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.