Posts Tagged ‘Louisiana Legislature’
Not only does Medicaid place an unreasonable burden on taxpayers, it fails to deliver a significant health benefit to the poor.
Louisiana legislators may not have the power to fix what is wrong with the federal welfare state. But they can refuse to expand it in their own backyards.
Lawsuit lenders often offer loans to consumers with hidden fees and sky-high interest rates that can range between 60-150 percent annually. To put that in perspective, the average annual percentage rate on a credit card is 13.3 percent.
With the Louisiana legislature now in session, this is an opportune time to apply some lessons from Margaret Thatcher to what may be the most important public policy issue facing our state: education reform.
By building on existing research from the Louisiana Sentencing Commission and following key principles that have guided successful reforms in Texas and other states, Louisiana policymakers can take the next steps to enhance public safety in the state and control costs borne by taxpayers.