Those pushing for this plan in Baton Rouge continue to do so without taking into account alternatives which would be more efficient and avoid wasteful spending.
Judge Caldwell’s decision is unfortunate because schools benefit from increased flexiblity to address their unique demands.
With government spending in the crosshairs of politicians, it is unreasonable for the federal government to needlessly increase outlays for research which can, and is, financed privately.
The study projects a loss of approximately $341 billion in economic output, 155,000 jobs, and $68 billion in wages- catastrophic numbers in any circumstances.
467,000 new enrollees will be added in our state under the new health care law. This will even further strain efforts of patients to gain access to quality care while further exacerbating Louisiana’s fiscal crisis.
Over the span of this year, thirteen states, including Louisiana, have passed school choice legislation, while 28 states have pending legislation.
Due to a scheduled larger share of offshore oil and gas revenues from the federal government, some lawmakers anticipate future surpluses.
Jindal’s proposal was an effort to lessen the strain of Louisiana’s health care spending while improving outcomes, especially in regards to Medicaid.
The most practical and responsible way towards achieving a new hospital in the East is taking the reins from the hands of bureaucrats and putting private contractors in the driver’s seat.
‘Loser pays’ laws will severly hamper the will of parties to engage in baseless, cash-grabbing lawsuits.