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Louisiana’s Expanding Reentry Efforts Promise Cost Savings and Safer Communities
Budget / Featured / Justice

Louisiana’s Expanding Reentry Efforts Promise Cost Savings and Safer Communities

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In Louisiana, Reentry Courts make use of the innovative reentry program at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola – known as the Offender Rehabilitation and Workforce Development Program.

Louisiana’s New “Amazon Law” Raises Constitutional Questions
Budget / Constitution / Featured / Taxes

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.

Guest Commentary: Governor Edwards, Please Don’t Make Me Regret Moving to Louisiana
Budget / Featured / Spending / Taxes

Guest Commentary: Governor Edwards, Please Don’t Make Me Regret Moving to Louisiana

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But raising the state sales tax without reducing other taxes will just knock the state of its top-five states for taxes and distance itself from the leaders in the country.

A Recent, First-Of-Its-Kind Law May Be Short-Lived
Featured / Health Care

A Recent, First-Of-Its-Kind Law May Be Short-Lived

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Perhaps reevaluating the role government regulations play in driving up the cost of health care is a better approach than passing new, anti-free market legislation.

SCOTUS Stays Clean Power Plan
Energy & Environment / Featured

SCOTUS Stays Clean Power Plan

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The Clean Power Plan could cause electricity prices to increase around 15 percent a year on average, and as much as 22 percent on peak years.