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2007

PAR Releases “Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments”

Click here for a copy of the report. The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) today released its “Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments” for the October 20, 2007, ballot. The “Guide” explains the potential impact of the four amendments that the public will consider in the upcoming election. “The ‘Guide’ is designed to […]

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Seek Specifics from Candidates, PAR Says

Candidates for the Legislature and statewide elected offices including governor should be pressed into clear statements of policy intent that go beyond the usual campaign chatter. A new report released by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) will help voters ask this important question of candidates: Can you tell me not only what […]

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PAR Wraps Up 2007 Session

Reform-oriented strategy was sorely lacking during the 2007 Regular Legislative Session. For a state still neck deep in its recovery from two catastrophic hurricanes two years prior with three extraordinary pots of cash to spend, a lame-duck governor and a term-limited Legislature, Louisiana demonstrated a remarkable capacity for sticking to its traditional script. The unprecedented […]

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PAR Says Financial Disclosure Bill Offers Historic Chance

The state is poised for a big win for ethics reform. A bill to require legislators, statewide elected officials and local elected officials to report their income by source and range has nearly passed out of the Legislature. Successful passage of HB 730 would push Louisiana to become one of the top states in terms […]

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