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Voters shouldn't read too deeply into a seeming rift in the state's business community over candidate endorsements, according to a local think tank official.
NEW ORLEANS — Coastal erosion lawsuits that oil and gas producers have fought for more than half a decade are designed to enrich plaintiff attorneys, rather than fix any environmental problems – and Louisianans know it – legal and fuel industry influencers said during recent interviews.
Louisiana officials' efforts to litigate climate change could adversely impact state's employment, expert says
Louisiana's pursuit of climate change litigation could produce change, but according policy experts, it could also negatively affect employment opportunities for a significant amount of people.
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The Pelican Institute for Public Policy, supports an initiative designed to bring greater transparency to the state's court system.
The Pelican Institute for Public Policy demands change in auto insurance rates in the midst of the ongoing Louisiana Insurance Commissioner race.
The Pelican Institute for Public Policy's CEO called for a more impactful legislative session this fall and said it was up to the state's voters to demand change.
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Free speech is core of Louisiana attorney's suit challenging bar membership requirement, expert says
A Louisiana attorney has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the requirement that anyone who practices law in the state much join the Louisiana State Bar Association.
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Litigation against oil companies contributes to slowdown of Louisiana economy, Pelican Institute says
A Baton Rouge think tank calls Louisiana’s recent spate of parish lawsuits against oil companies a drain that is affecting the state’s entire economy.
NEW ORLEANS – Supporters of auto insurance reform in Louisiana have indicated they hope there will be another attempt to pass reform measures in the next legislative session.