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Report Finds Louisiana’s Fiscal Health “Below Average”
Budget / Featured / Spending / Taxes

Report Finds Louisiana’s Fiscal Health “Below Average”

Louisiana’s fiscal health ranks 33rd best among the states and Puerto Rico, according to a 2016 report by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

Commentary: Mercatus Pension Study Demonstrates Advantages Of Defined Contribution System
Labor / Spending / Uncategorized

Commentary: Mercatus Pension Study Demonstrates Advantages Of Defined Contribution System

‘A defined contribution system is one no longer supported by taxpayers, but, rather by the responsible investment choices of individuals.’

Louisiana the Most Over-Governed State in the South
Corruption / Featured / Liberty / Pelican Site Featured

Louisiana the Most Over-Governed State in the South

A sophisticated analysis of freedom across state lines finds Louisiana the least free of the former confederate states and in the bottom third of the nation.

Commentary: Where Are All the Jobs?
Labor

Commentary: Where Are All the Jobs?

Kate Martin, of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, examines why unemployment has remained so high for more than two years. She believes a stable economic and political environment, rather than deficit spending, would foster job growth through greater employer confidence and certainty.

New Study: Stimulus Spending No Cure for Louisiana’s Unemployment
Budget

New Study: Stimulus Spending No Cure for Louisiana’s Unemployment

U.S. unemployment marches on as Mercatus Center finds no relationship between stimulus spending and employment While the latest claim from the White House is that the Recovery Act has generated or saved 3.6 million jobs, recent research fails to find a connection between stimulus projects and unemployment. In the case […]