Posts Tagged ‘Cato Institute’

Rural Louisiana’s High-Speed Internet Grant Rescinded

Rural Louisiana’s High-Speed Internet Grant Rescinded

A grant meant to spread broadband internet to rural Louisiana has been rescinded on the grounds that it would crowd out private businesses.

Study Says Unemployment Benefits Hurting Job Growth

Study Says Unemployment Benefits Hurting Job Growth

A recent Tax Foundation study contends that the unemployment insurance system is in need of an overhaul, as the current system “[exacerbates] negative job growth”.

Commentary: White House Job Plan Shortsighted

Commentary: White House Job Plan Shortsighted

Simple math shows that the American Jobs Act is nothing but shortsighted, leaving newly created jobs unfunded after the first year.

One in Five Louisianans Live Below The Poverty Line

One in Five Louisianans Live Below The Poverty Line

21.6 percent of Louisianans are living in poverty, the second highest in the country, while the average household income has decreased 13% since 2009.

Transportation Scholar Refutes Case for N.O.-B.R. High-Speed Rail

Transportation Scholar Refutes Case for N.O.-B.R. High-Speed Rail

The debate over whether to build a high-speed rail line spanning 80 miles between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is heating up.