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October 7, 2016

Oct. 7: Holding corporations accountable

Only one of Louisiana’s five major U.S. Senate candidates agrees with Gov. John Bel Edwards that oil and gas companies should face legal damages for their role in damaging the state’s fragile coastline. Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell told an LSU audience that “politicians with tap dancing shoes” have failed to hold the industry accountable for its role in destroying more than 1,900 square miles of  wetlands.… Read more...

August 4, 2016

The case for bigger government

Polls consistently find that Americans hold a low opinion of their government, and a common trope holds that bigger government is a barrier to economic growth.