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How Justice Reinvestment Can Benefit Louisiana
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How Justice Reinvestment Can Benefit Louisiana

To free up funds, states pass measures that focus their prison beds on serious violent offenders, and reinvest a portion of the savings into evidence-backed prison alternatives.

Louisiana Ranked Among Worst States for Business
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Louisiana Ranked Among Worst States for Business

Remarkably, the report ranks Louisiana 30 spots lower than it did last year. This represents the largest decline of any state in the nation.

Louisiana Ranks Highly in Small Business Optimism
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Louisiana Ranks Highly in Small Business Optimism

It is important that we maintain a firm commitment to small businesses and to the economic principles that instill confidence in the entrepreneurs who run them.

The Cuban Dilemma
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The Cuban Dilemma

Louisianans would be wise to give careful consideration to both sides of this issue before committing to one.

Louisiana’s Declining Labor Force Participation Rate
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Louisiana’s Declining Labor Force Participation Rate

Today the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, in cooperation with The Liberty Foundation, offers new data focusing on the Labor Force Participation Rate (LFPR), with a special focus on gender and minority groups.