LSU-Shreveport political science professor, Jeffrey Sadow, explains the confusing and blurred constraints of Louisiana’s resdistricting.
The multi-billion dollar LSU and Veterans Affairs Hospitals project, seen by many as harmless economic development, has important implications for property rights and fiscal responsibility.
“The political turmoil sweeping across countries like Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, and Tunisia has resulted in rising oil and gasoline prices, increased inflation, devalued currencies, and diminishing stock values… Unfortunately for U.S. consumers, no one is taking action to alleviate the strain on their pocketbook.”
Harvard’s Graduate School of Education releases “Pathways to Prosperity”, a study which aims to have educators place a stronger emphasis on vocational and occupational degrees, as opposed to sending all students to four-year universities.
President Obama’s plan to increase taxes on the energy industry has sparked a swift response from the American Petroleum Institute.
“While the $1.6 billion shortfall is a legitimate concern, a greater danger lurks beneath the surface and eventually could dwarf our current challenges.”