Louisiana is beset with some of the most economically damaging regulations that flow out of Washington D.C, according to industry representatives and public policy analysts. They cite anti-energy policies, union favoritism and ObamaCare mandates as the primary culprits.
The debate over whether to build a high-speed rail line spanning 80 miles between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is heating up.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 puts Louisiana’s oil and gas industry in a vulnerable position.
A dispute over the merits and potential defects of health care exchange systems continued to rage last week at the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) annual meeting in New Orleans as state officials expressed concern over ObamaCare’s Medicaid mandates.
The American natural gas boom will cause the U.S. to dethrone Russia as the world’s leading supplier of natural gas, and will continue to bring jobs to Louisiana, according to a new study.
ACORN’s Project Vote affiliate has joined with the NAACP to advance a “motor voter” lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration in tandem with a separate filing from President Obama’s Justice Department. Louisiana government officials deny the allegations and vow to fight both suits.
Louisiana public pension funds sought to withdraw $143 million from Fletcher Asset Management earlier this week, but were presented with IOUs in lieu of cash, leaving taxpayers to foot the bill.
Libertarians with the Cato Institute ardently endorse Gov. Bobby Jindal’s resistance to health care exchanges that could be used to implement ObamaCare regulations. But other Republicans say the exchanges can be used to advance free market reforms.
A year after the drilling ban was ordered, we should ask ourselves some very important questions. What was the purpose of the moratorium and was it necessary?
Ten oil rigs have left the Gulf of Mexico since the Obama Administration imposed a moratorium on deepwater oil and gas drilling in May 2010 documentation from Sen. David Vitter’s (R-La.) office shows. Companies will not recommit themselves to the Gulf region until the “political uncertainty” recedes.