This small business owner echoed the collective cry of Louisiana voters when they elected a whole new type of legislator in the 2019 cycle. […]
Louisiana voters turned out in large numbers this election cycle. Now, only a few weeks removed from a contentious and competitive election season, the question becomes what was the message these voters intended to deliver to elected officials by their votes? […]
Nearly half of the state’s bond debt for capital construction is NOT spent on state projects, but on local projects or non-public entities? In fact, Louisiana is one of only 8 states that allow private organizations to make a request for state capital dollars? […]
Did You Know…
1. The Louisiana Legislature appropriated more than $25 billion in the current fiscal year – a state budget that is 44 percent larger than 10 years ago and represents the highest per capita spending among states in the South?
The members of four political action committees (PACs) affiliated with LABI have spent the past several months interviewing candidates across the state for a variety of offices, asking tough questions about the future of Louisiana and debating the policy positions and merits of each candidate. […]
As we prepare for another election season full of rhetoric and promises, the LABI scorecard offers a data-driven analysis of how each legislator voted on the issues most important to the economy and the business […]