Jeremy Alford explores where Louisiana’s legislative candidates have spent $8.9 million in campaign contributions since Jan. 1st, 2011.
The government’s track record would lead many to believe that it is incapable of efficiently permitting millions of new wells that will be drilled and hydraulically fractured in the coming decades.
A retire-rehire program for teachers was approved by lawmakers 10 years ago, but today more than half of all participants are non-educators, while annual pension payouts are nearing $250 million
Don Briggs comments on the Obama Administration’s plan to repeal vital tax incentives for oil and gas industry and raise taxes on those making over $250,000 per year.
Jeremy Alford, an award-winning freelance journalist, will begin contributing investigative reports this month that will appear exclusively on ThePelicanPost.org.
The formation of independent public school districts within our parish offers a proven solution to the educational problems facing Louisiana.
Job creation can flourish and we can incentivize businesses to take risks in a system of low tax structure and limited burdensome regulations.
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.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 puts Louisiana’s oil and gas industry in a vulnerable position.