Jeremy Alford, an award-winning freelance journalist, will begin contributing investigative reports this month that will appear exclusively on ThePelicanPost.org.
Job creation can flourish and we can incentivize businesses to take risks in a system of low tax structure and limited burdensome regulations.
The formation of independent public school districts within our parish offers a proven solution to the educational problems facing Louisiana.
Union-backed school board candidates who oppose school choice initiatives, teacher evaluations, heightened curriculum standards, the abolition of tenure and other policy changes could face strong opposition this fall. All eight of the elected seats on the 11 member Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) are open to primary challenges.
Online charter schools that are new to Louisiana are in position to help democratize education and offer specialized learning experiences that may not be available in traditional classroom settings.
Louisiana and seven other Southeastern states consistently refuse to impose renewable energy mandates on electric companies.
Conclusive evidence continues to suggest that renewable energy projects and so-called “green” jobs have not lived up to the economic potential that politicians have promised.
Like Texas, Louisiana needs to adopt an aggressive pro-growth, pro-jobs agenda that will help stop lawsuit abuse and help businesses put people back to work.
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.