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Should the States Use Article V to Rein in Federal Government?
Budget / Constitution / Featured

Should the States Use Article V to Rein in Federal Government?

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Several states have already passed Article V resolutions for the purpose of reigning in the federal government, and the Pelican State may be headed in that direction.

Attorneys General Attempt to Stifle Free Speech
Energy & Environment / Featured

Attorneys General Attempt to Stifle Free Speech

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The subpoena is an attempt to intimidate Americans for exercising their First Amendment rights. While the attorneys general have a right to form a coalition “aggressively protecting” their efforts to combat climate change, they do not have a right to abuse their authority.

Louisiana: Rich State or Poor State?
Budget / Featured / Spending / Taxes

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!
Budget / Featured / Taxes

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 Equal Pay Bill Could Have Unintended Consequences
Featured / Justice / Labor

Louisiana Equal Pay Bill Could Have Unintended Consequences

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While preventing pay discrimination is a laudable goal, legislators should consider the various factors contributing to the wage gap and the possible unintended consequences of the law before approving this bill.