Louisiana’s natural gas has given the state an economic advantage over its neighbors, but the implementation of a thriving natural gas economy is still in its infancy.
Are business interests plotting to take over the public education system and turn a profit at the expense of the public? That is the charge leading figures within the Coalition for Public Education have aimed against Gov. Bobby Jindal and the school board candidates who favor charter schools.
Jeremy Alford explores where Louisiana’s legislative candidates have spent $8.9 million in campaign contributions since Jan. 1st, 2011.
President Obama’s health care, banking and stimulus all include controversial quota requirements that run counter to long-standing American principles of equality.
Once the initial government subsidies end, states would be left to pay for the mammoth costs of a higher-speed version of the failing Amtrak model.
A new study by the Louisiana Workforce Commission suggests that Louisiana will see a surge in green jobs in the next 10 years.
Letter grades that show a sizable percentage of Louisiana public schools are either failing or under-performing continue to generate controversy. A union-led coalition warns against Gov. Jindal’s privatization agenda, while a business group says the unions fear transparency and accountability.
Simple math shows that the American Jobs Act is nothing but shortsighted, leaving newly created jobs unfunded after the first year.
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana has ordered the federal government to pay $1.67 million to an employee of Canal Refinery, a Louisiana firm that processes used oil.
ven as the Obama administration postures on behalf of deficit reduction and job creation, it continues to advance policies that undermine energy production in the Gulf region and lower federal revenue, Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) has pointed out in his correspondence with top officials in Washington D.C.