Louisiana has once again earned the dubious distinction of having the most expensive auto insurance rates in the country.
With astonishing multi-million dollar verdicts being rendered nearly every other week, and laws and judges that seem to give plaintiffs the upper hand in legal proceedings regardless of the facts of the case—it is no wonder that we’ve become a regular on the Hellholes watch list.
Although Louisiana may have the widest wage gap in the country, many academics point to factors other than discrimination that account for the apparent wage gap.
A new study by former LSU Professor Dr. Loren Scott details how dependent Louisiana is on the oil and gas industry, and warns that national politics targeting the industry could disrupt one of the state’s key economic drivers.
A grant meant to spread broadband internet to rural Louisiana has been rescinded on the grounds that it would crowd out private businesses.
A recent Tax Foundation study contends that the unemployment insurance system is in need of an overhaul, as the current system “[exacerbates] negative job growth”.
Louisiana’s natural gas has given the state an economic advantage over its neighbors, but the implementation of a thriving natural gas economy is still in its infancy.
A new study by the Louisiana Workforce Commission suggests that Louisiana will see a surge in green jobs in the next 10 years.
Simple math shows that the American Jobs Act is nothing but shortsighted, leaving newly created jobs unfunded after the first year.
Despite having the second lowest statewide sales tax rate in the U.S., a new study shows that Louisiana’s combined state and local sales taxes are third highest in the nation, at 8.84 percent.