Today, Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel ‘Atlas Shrugged’ makes it’s big screen debut across the country, including showings in New Orleans.
‘Even if the hospital’s business plan pans out, it will mean an estimated $70 to $100 million subsidy of operating costs from the state general fund and possibly as much as $400 million of new additional public debt.’
As the state legislature prepares to go back into session, some critics of the horizontal well severance tax incentive now say the program should be eliminated to help close the budget gap. But, a new study from the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association concludes the state would lose out over the long-term if the incentive is removed.
Louisiana lawmakers are in position to enact meaningful free market health care reforms that will expand consumer choice and help lower costs. It would be a mistake for state officials to wait for a final ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.