Posts Tagged ‘Fergus Hodgson’
Fergus Hodgson provides an overview of tax policy changes within the current legislative session.
2011 is set to be the first year that federal aid becomes the largest component of state revenues. Already 27 states, including Louisiana, rely on federal aid as their primary source of funding, but the report’s author describes this year’s level as a critical breaking point.
A new ranking of admissions standards has LSU below all flagship universities in the Deep South. The study author contends consequently lower graduation rates, less desirable faculty, and poorer quality research.
As fiscal pressure dominates political debates across the nation, Louisianians can now see all state employee salaries at the click of a button.
Louisiana is one of 10 states with leaders seeking to oppose greater federal debt with the first ever state initiated constitutional amendment.