Up to 20 oil rigs could leave the Gulf of Mexico, in addition to the 11 that have already left, since the Obama Administration imposed a moratorium on deepwater oil and gas drilling in May 2010. Sen. Vitter asks about the impact on small business, and the cost of green lawsuits in letter to feds.
In August, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), in partnership with Crossroads GPS, launched the Big Labor vs. Taxpayers Index, which measures the power and influence union bosses wield in each state.
Unelected bureaucrats could be empowered with unchecked authority to set rates for Medicare reimbursement and block access to prescription drugs, a new lawsuit against ObamaCare warns.
Jeremy Alford, an award-winning freelance journalist, will begin contributing investigative reports this month that will appear exclusively on ThePelicanPost.org.
A proposal backed by Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) would allow Louisiana and other producing states to keep a 37.5 percent share of oil and gas revenues that would otherwise fall into federal coffers.
Job creation can flourish and we can incentivize businesses to take risks in a system of low tax structure and limited burdensome regulations.
The formation of independent public school districts within our parish offers a proven solution to the educational problems facing Louisiana.
Union-backed school board candidates who oppose school choice initiatives, teacher evaluations, heightened curriculum standards, the abolition of tenure and other policy changes could face strong opposition this fall. All eight of the elected seats on the 11 member Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) are open to primary challenges.
Online charter schools that are new to Louisiana are in position to help democratize education and offer specialized learning experiences that may not be available in traditional classroom settings.
Louisiana and seven other Southeastern states consistently refuse to impose renewable energy mandates on electric companies.