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?
Cuts to entitlement programs could be the first steps to getting our fiscal house back into some sort of order.
The American Conservative has run a commentary from former Pelican Post reporter and editor Fergus Hodgson. He promotes a constitutional amendment to check runaway federal spending.
A new Cato Institute paper highlights the need for models that punish poor performance and reward good. Andrew Coulson assesses the relationship between philanthropic grants and academic performance in Charter schools.
Don Briggs: It is a simple fact that shale gas resources in the U.S. are real and abundant, and natural gas production in the U.S. is at an all-time high.
Fergus Hodgson provides an overview of tax policy changes within the current legislative session.
“A basic analysis of our public school system’s core metrics argues loudly against any additional revenue, and in favor of much lower spending.”
New Orleans has had notable success stories since Katrina, but pioneers of K-12 reform in other states are also worth highlighting.
An exclusive focus on inputs such as teacher headcount ignores vital dynamics such as the parent-student relationship.
Pelican President, Kevin Kane, advocates cost-saving approaches adopted successfully by other states.