Recent Posts

New Report Finds Louisiana Proposal to Raise Taxes Will Hinder Economic Growth
Budget / Pelican Site Featured / Spending / Taxes

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

PrintFriendly and PDF

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.

LABI’s Stephen Waguespack Makes The Case for Criminal Justice Reform in Louisiana
Justice / Pelican Site Featured

LABI’s Stephen Waguespack Makes The Case for Criminal Justice Reform in Louisiana

PrintFriendly and PDF

Today, Stephen Waguespack has a Guest Column in The Advocate which makes the case that lawmakers should support the criminal justice reform compromise being proposed in the Louisiana legislature.

The Business Case For Justice Reinvestment in Louisiana
Justice

The Business Case For Justice Reinvestment in Louisiana

PrintFriendly and PDF

There is a solid case to be made from a business perspective for the criminal justice reform efforts in Louisiana. That is why Jay Lapeyre of Laitram LLC and John Finan of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System are featured in this video outlining the business case for criminal justice reform and justice reinvestment in Louisiana.

Prominent Louisiana Business Leaders Push for Criminal Justice Reform
Featured / Justice

Prominent Louisiana Business Leaders Push for Criminal Justice Reform

PrintFriendly and PDF

Today, Smart on Crime Louisiana, Right On Crime, and the Pelican Institute for Public Policy released a new video making the business case for criminal justice reform in Louisiana. The video features state business leaders James M. “Jay” Lapeyre Jr. and John Finan Jr. and is being heavily promoted online throughout Louisiana.

Border Adjustment Tax Bad For Louisiana According to Study
Pelican Site Featured / Taxes

Border Adjustment Tax Bad For Louisiana According to Study

PrintFriendly and PDF

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.