Louisiana’s Competitive Neighborhood Problem: Jonathan Williams on the Moon Griffon Radio Show
ALEC Executive Vice President of Policy and Chief Economist Jonathan Williams spoke with host Moon Griffon of Talk 107.3 FM in Louisiana while attending the Solutions Summit 2023 hosted…
Louisiana State of the State: Governor’s Occupational Licensing Reform Proposal Could Generate Opportunity, but Support for Continued Cronyism and Excessive Spending Threaten Growth
Opening Louisiana’s 2018 regular session, Governor John Bel Edwards recently gave his third State of the State address. Jumping from the Medicaid expansion and tax policy to minimum wage and…
State of the State: Louisiana
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards highlighted the “success” of the Medicaid expansion, foster care improvements, budget reforms, and business investment growth during his second State of the State address; but most of his speech…
2016’s Best and Worst State of the State Addresses
In 2016, 44 governors delivered State of the State or similar addresses, and among them were many proposals to confront tight budgets and improve economic performance in the states.
Louisiana Governor Wants Higher Taxes
If the state had effective limits on spending, like those found in Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights, Louisiana would not be contending with a budget shortfall today.