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The Importance of National Employee Freedom Week
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The Importance of National Employee Freedom Week

The mission of NEFW is to inform government workers about their options for obtaining more freedom and flexibility in the workplace. This effort includes the participation of 86 groups located in 39 states around the nation.

Medicaid Expansion: Even Worse Than You Thought
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Medicaid Expansion: Even Worse Than You Thought

Not only does Medicaid place an unreasonable burden on taxpayers, it fails to deliver a significant health benefit to the poor.

Louisiana Voucher Applications Roll Forward Despite Union Lawsuits
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Louisiana Voucher Applications Roll Forward Despite Union Lawsuits

Thousands of school voucher applicants who want to exit unsafe, ineffective public schools made history on Friday. That was the deadline for eligible families to apply for scholarship funds that can be used to cover the cost of private school tuition.

Obama Health Care Exchange: Not the Answer for Louisiana
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Obama Health Care Exchange: Not the Answer for Louisiana

Last week the Louisiana Budget Project (LBP) published a response to our critique of the health insurance exchange proposed by Sen. Karen Carter Peterson in SB744. We have reviewed their arguments in favor of the exchange and find them unpersuasive.

One in Five Louisianans Live Below The Poverty Line
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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.