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New Report Explains Why Globalizing Louisiana’s Natural Gas Revolution Makes Economic and Environmental Sense
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New Report Explains Why Globalizing Louisiana’s Natural Gas Revolution Makes Economic and Environmental Sense

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Exporting U.S. natural gas could achieve the dual benefits of global climate-change mitigation and local/national economic development.

Pelican Institute-R Street Report Calls for Careful Oversight of RESTORE Act
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Pelican Institute-R Street Report Calls for Careful Oversight of RESTORE Act

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Louisiana faces real vulnerabilities and cannot afford to see funds misused on projects that do not advance the act’s goals. This opportunity to accomplish something good out of the BP disaster should not be squandered.

Smart on Sentencing, Smart on Crime: An Argument for Reforming Louisiana’s Determinate Sentencing Laws
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Smart on Sentencing, Smart on Crime: An Argument for Reforming Louisiana’s Determinate Sentencing Laws

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A new study details how Louisiana can reduce its prison population and corrections spending without lessening public safety by eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent offenders and reforming its habitual offender law.

Our Response to Senator Durbin
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Our Response to Senator Durbin

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Last week the Pelican Institute was one of many organizations to receive a remarkable letter from United States Senator Dick Durbin.

School Choice Is Opening Doors, Not Building Walls
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School Choice Is Opening Doors, Not Building Walls

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The view from Robert Mann’s ivory tower in Baton Rouge does not offer a clear perspective on the educational successes unfolding in New Orleans and around our state.