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PAR Releases “2003 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments”

PAR Releases “2003 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments” Posted: 08/26/2003 Complete text of PAR’s 2003 Guide to the Constitutional Amendments The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, Inc. (PAR) today released the “2003 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments,” which objectively explains the potential impact of each of the 15 proposals facing the public […]

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PAR Wins Two National Awards at the Annual GRA Conference

PAR Wins Two National Awards at the Annual GRA Conference Posted: 08/04/2003 The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR), recently received two national awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA). GRA is the national organization of individuals and groups who study and make recommendations on state and local public policy issues. Both awards to […]

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PAR Recommends Higher Education Reforms

PAR Recommends Higher Education Reforms Posted: 04/29/2003 Expanding the community and technical college system and upgrading LSU to national competitiveness are among the reforms that would boost higher education’s impact on the Louisiana economy, PAR reports in its “White Paper on Higher Education,” released today. There is no quick fix for the state’s unorthodox and […]

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PAR Says Accountability Program Faces Major Challenges

PAR Says Accountability Program Faces Major Challenges Posted: 04/08/2003 Important decisions must be made this year that could reshape the state’s School and District Accountability Program, the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR) said in a report released today. The third in a series entitled “Close-up on Education Accountability” focused on three major areas of concern […]

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PAR Elects Officers For 2003-2004

PAR Elects Officers For 2003-2004 Posted: 04/07/2003 EDITOR’S NOTE: PLEASE FIND ATTACHED A LIST OF THE 2003-2004 PAR BOARD OF DIRECTORS. YOU MAY WANT TO HIGHLIGHT PEOPLE FROM YOUR COMMUNITY. George Nelson, Jr., President/CEO of Louisiana Companies, Inc., was elected chairman of the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR) Board of Directors at the organization=s annual […]

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PAR 2003 Legislative Guide Update Now Available

PAR 2003 Legislative Guide Update Now Available Posted: 03/28/2003 The Public Affairs Research Council (PAR) today announced the release of its 2003 Update to the “PAR Guide to the Louisiana Legislature.” The update contains pictures and biographical information on legislators elected since PAR’s “Guide to the 2000 Louisiana Legislature” was published. It also includes up-to-date […]

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PAR’S 2003 Annual Conference and Luncheon on April 4

PAR’S 2003 Annual Conference and Luncheon on April 4 Posted: 03/19/2003 The Public Affairs Research Council will hold its 2003 Annual Conference and Luncheon on Friday, April 4, at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Baton Rouge. David Wessel, Deputy Chief of The Wall Street Journal’s Washington Bureau, will be the luncheon keynote speaker. […]

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PAR Says State Must Act Quickly to Stop the Erosion of Open Government

The state must act quickly to stop the erosion of open government caused by new technology, the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR) warns in a new report, “Louisiana’s Sunshine Laws: The Promise and Peril of New Technology.” Advancements in digital communication have increased the amount of public information and the speed with which it is […]

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