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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.

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.

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 New “Amazon Law” Raises Constitutional Questions
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Louisiana’s New “Amazon Law” Raises Constitutional Questions

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The question of whether states can or should tax businesses when their only in-state presence is an internet link on an affiliate’s website has been a point of controversy in recent years.