Posts Tagged ‘Texas Public Policy Foundation’
Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida all border the Gulf of Mexico and between these five states alone they have passed nearly 1,000 laws criminalizing various coastal activities.
Sen. Elbert Guillory (D-Opelousas) has introduced a bill that would make possible for Louisiana to join with other states in forming a Health Care Compact (HCC). The idea is to move the responsibility and authority for shaping health care policy back to the states and away from the federal government.
State corrections systems, like most governmental services, have rapidly expanded over recent years in size and number, which in turn forces local governments to continually allocate expanding sums of tax dollars.