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New Report Finds Louisiana Proposal to Raise Taxes Will Hinder Economic Growth
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New Report Finds Louisiana Proposal to Raise Taxes Will Hinder Economic Growth

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A new report, Addressing Louisiana’s Budget Shortfall: Strategies for Growth, released today by the Pelican Institute, Louisiana’s premier voice for free markets, found that proposals to raise taxes to finance more state government spending will hinder economic activity and growth.

Border Adjustment Tax Bad For Louisiana According to Study
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Border Adjustment Tax Bad For Louisiana According to Study

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The Pelican Institute and R Street Institute conducted a study into how the Border Adjustment Tax would affect Louisiana consumers and the insurance market in the state.

Killing the Commercial Activity Tax Right Decision for Louisiana
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Killing the Commercial Activity Tax Right Decision for Louisiana

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The Pelican Institute joined with our partners at The Buckeye Institute’s Economic Research Center to provide policymakers with a timely analysis of the disastrous effects the CAT would have on Louisiana.

Louisiana Tailgating May Cost More This Season
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Louisiana Tailgating May Cost More This Season

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When you head to the store to load up on supplies for tailgating this weekend, you will probably find some of your party necessities cost more than last year.

Report Finds Louisiana’s Fiscal Health “Below Average”
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Report Finds Louisiana’s Fiscal Health “Below Average”

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Louisiana’s fiscal health ranks 33rd best among the states and Puerto Rico, according to a 2016 report by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.