PAR Releases Commentary “Crisis Management”

The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) has released a new commentary, Crisis Management.

The Legislature has come and gone, but their decisions and the pandemic are still with us. Almost as soon as the newly elected legislators gathered in early March for the first session of their new term, they postponed the formal process to make way for the lockdown due to the spread of the coronavirus. 

“The pandemic did not create budget pandemonium. It did create uncertainty, which has not gone away,” said PAR President Robert Travis Scott.

Two shortened legislative sessions later, what can we say happened? In this commentary, PAR follows the money. Spending is the most important job of the Legislature. So, what exactly did they do?

To access the full commentary click here

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