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February, 2006

PAR’s Special Session Wrap-up

A few important reforms were enacted in the 2006 special legislative session that ended today. While the usual political resistance to change was cause for some embarrassment, the successes realized this session may have been just enough to improve the national perception of Louisiana and set the stage for the state’s recovery. Passage of the […]

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PAR Recommends Levee Board Consolidation

Governance of the fragmented system of levee districts in the southeast region of the state should be consolidated in a single board with the focused mission to coordinate flood control efforts for the entire area. This is a necessary foundation for securing investment in Louisiana’s recovery. A consolidated, regional levee authority would centralize responsibility for […]

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