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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.

New Study: EPA Regulations to Increase Louisiana Electricity Prices by 22 Percent
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New Study: EPA Regulations to Increase Louisiana Electricity Prices by 22 Percent

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Today the Pelican Institute for Public Policy is releasing a new study by economists at the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University which finds that the three recent Environmental Protection Agency regulations on mercury and carbon dioxide emissions will increase Louisiana electricity prices by 22 percent by 2030.

Before the Flood: Reducing Louisiana’s Vulnerability to Severe Weather Through Market-Based Insurance Reforms
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Before the Flood: Reducing Louisiana’s Vulnerability to Severe Weather Through Market-Based Insurance Reforms

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Louisiana’s unique coastal vulnerabilities will require the state to pursue sensible free-market reforms to its insurance markets and built environment to avoid catastrophic costs in the decades ahead.

Pelican Institute Opposes EPA Clean Power Plan
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Pelican Institute Opposes EPA Clean Power Plan

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This week the Pelican Institute for Public Policy submitted public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency opposing EPA’s Clean Power Plan, which would increase electricity prices and raise reliability concerns in Louisiana.

Louisiana’s Declining Labor Force Participation Rate
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Louisiana’s Declining Labor Force Participation Rate

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Today the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, in cooperation with The Liberty Foundation, offers new data focusing on the Labor Force Participation Rate (LFPR), with a special focus on gender and minority groups.