LLAW, a legal watchdog group, has released a report on Louisiana’s “broken legal system.” The new analysis highlights the vulnerability of municipalities to frivolous lawsuits and the expense to taxpayers.
“Rather than allow the states to continue to administer their own insurance policies, the federal government instead duplicaed a state service at a massive cost, and has little to show for it now”
Led by Louisiana’s Noble Ellington, ALEC promotes “priority-based budgeting” NEW ORLEANS, La. – The American Legislative Exchange Council has released its “State Budget Reform Toolkit,” a plan for resolving fiscal shortfalls without increased taxation, raids of rainy-day funds, or reliance on federal funds. ALEC’s toolkit comes as Louisiana faces a projected $1.6 billion deficit for…
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.