The following are PAR's publications since 1987, organized chronologically within each year. To order a hard copy of any publication or for more information contact PAR at (225) 926-8414.


The following are PAR's publications since 1987, organized chronologically within each year. To order a hard copy of any publication or for more information contact PAR at (225) 926-8414.
 

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2000

  • The Politics of Reform, PAR: 50 Years of Changing Louisiana, September 2000
  • 2000 Guide to the Constitutional Amendments, September 2000
  • 2000 Guide to the Louisiana Legislature, March 2000
  • BESE Should Delay Decision on Two Accountability Program Changes, Commentary, December 11, 2000
  • Citizens Rights Card Update, April 4, 2000
  • PAR Calls for Centralized Technical College System, Commentary, March 29, 2000
  • Louisiana Inc. Plan Moving at the Speed of Business, Commentary, March 24, 2000
  • Value Added Tax Needs More Study, Commentary, February 24, 2000
  • State/Local Revenue and Spending: How Louisiana Compares, PAR Brief, January 2000

1999

  • An Open Letter to the Governor From PAR, December 29, 1999
  • Voters Trust Tobacco, Commentary, October 27, 1999
  • PAR 1999 Guide to the Constitutional Amendments, August 1999
  • Legislative Wrap-Up 1999, July 8, 1999
  • Making the Most of the Tobacco Windfall, Commentary, June 9, 1999
  • The Big Chill, Commentary, June 8, 1999
  • Tobacco Addiction: Just Say No, Commentary, May 19, 1999
  • 1999 Update For PAR Legislative Guide, April 9, 1999
  • Education Accountability and the Role Of School Choice, March 30, 1999
  • Citizen's Guide to Government, January 29, 1999
  • 1999 Louisiana Tax Handbook

1998

  • 1998 PAR Guide to the Constitutional Amendments
  • Now Is Not The Time, Commentary, June 1, 1998
  • The Tangled Web of State Mandates, Teacher Pay and the MFP, Legislative Bulletin, May 20, 1998
  • Taxes: The Unfinished Business Of Fiscal Reform, May 6, 1998
  • Louisiana's Sunshine Laws, April 25, 1998

1997

  • TIME... and TIME Again?, November, 1997
  • Moving Toward Medicaid Managed Care, June 30, 1997
  • 1997 Supplement to the 1996 Citizen's Guide to the Louisiana Legislature
  • Louisiana's Children At Risk; PAR Analysis 293, February 1997
  • School Employee Pay: How Does It Stack Up?, April 1997
  • Rainy Days and Windfalls; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 43, No. 1; April 14, 1997
  • Merit Selection and Retention Elections for Judges; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 43, No. 2; May 2, 1997
  • 1997 Louisiana Tax Handbook
  • Moving Toward Medicaid Managed Care; PAR Analysis 294, June 1997
  • The Community College Question, August 1997

1996

  • Citizen's Guide to the 1996 Legislature
  • 1996 Louisiana Tax Handbook
  • Legislative Wrapup-Special Legislative Session March 24-April 19, 1996; PAR Analysis 290, April 1, 1996
  • Ethics Reform Update; PAR Study, April 1, 1996
  • Memo To Members of Louisiana Legislature: Authority of the Proposed Ethics Board to Initiate Investigations; April 11, 1996
  • Legislative Wrap Up-Regular Legislative Session April 29-June 12, 1996; PAR Analysis 291, May 1, 1996
  • Governor's Homestead Exemption Proposal a Bad Idea; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 42, No. 1, May 17, 1996
  • Session Provided Short-Term Solutions, Long-Term Questions; June 24, 1996
  • Judicial Campaign Finance and Merit Selection; PAR Analysis No. 292; July 1996
  • 1996 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments; August 1, 1996
  • Citizens' Rights Card on Open Meetings and Public Records; October 1996

1995

  • 1995 Louisiana Tax Handbook
  • State/Local Spending: How Louisiana Compares; PAR Analysis 289, February 1, 1995
  • Ethics Board Direction To Be Decided by 1995 Appointments; Commentary, March 22, 1995
  • Constitutional Reforms Under Attack; Commentary, March 28, 1995
  • Support to End Early Retirement Intensifies; Commentary, April 19, 1995
  • Prohibit Legislators' Contracts With State Agencies; Commentary, April 25, 1995
  • Memo to Members of the Louisiana House of Representatives: Revenue Estimating Conference; May 9, 1995
  • Your Legislators' Voting Record: 1995
  • Governmental Ethics Laws in Louisiana: Public Trust or Private Gain; PAR Study, September 1995
  • 1995 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments; October 21, 1995 and November 18, 1995

1994

  • Fiscal 1991 State/Local Spending: How Louisiana Compares; PAR Analysis 287, January 1, 1994
  • Louisiana Fiscal Focus Report No. 5: Family Tax Burdens: A National Comparison, February 1994
  • Assault on Louisiana Constitution Intensifies; Commentary, May 10, 1994
  • The Addictions of Our Politicians; Commentary, May 26, 1994
  • Teacher Evaluation and Professional Development; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 41, No. 2, June 10, 1994
  • Should Our Legislators Be Paid More?; Commentary, June 29, 1994
  • Your Legislators' Voting Record: 1994
  • 1994 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments; October 1, 1994
  • Corporate Tax Burdens in the Southern States: A Comparison; PAR Analysis 288, December 12, 1994

1993

  • Civil Court Costs in the District Court; PAR Study, January 1993
  • Reading Between the Lines: An Analysis of LA Libraries; February 1, 1993
  • Citizens' Rights Card on Open Meetings and Public Records; February 1993
  • Meaningful Debt Limit Requires Strong Constitutional Protection; May 5, 1993
  • Reform Scorecard 1993; May 24, 1993
  • 1993 Louisiana Tax Handbook
  • Your Legislators' Voting Record: 1993
  • 1993 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments; October 16, 1993

1992

  • 1992 Louisiana Tax Handbook
  • Citizen's Guide to the 1992 Legislature; January 1992
  • Home Rule Charter for Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government; PAR Study, February 1, 1992
  • The 1992-93 Fiscal Balancing Act; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 40, No. 1, April 20, 1992
  • The Proposed Constitutional Convention; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 40, No. 2, April 30, 1992
  • The LPSC Re-examined; PAR Analysis 286, May 1, 1992
  • Memo to Members of the Louisiana Legislature: Economic Development and Gaming; May 28, 1992
  • A Proposed Home Rule Charter for St. Landry Parish; July 1, 1992
  • Louisiana Fiscal Focus Report No. 2: State/ Local Spending: How Louisiana Compares, July 1992
  • Louisiana Fiscal Focus Report No. 3: 1992 Constitutional Convention PAR Recommendations, August 1992
  • Guide to the Constitutional Convention Proposal; November 3, 1992
  • Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments; October 3, 1992 and November 3, 1992
  • Louisiana Fiscal Focus Report No. 4: Louisiana Fiscal Policies: There Are Choices, November 1992

1991

  • Citizens' Rights Card on Open Meetings and Public Records
  • PARticles Vol. 1, No. 1--Summary of PAR Commentaries: Budget Reform, Education Trust Fund, Term Limits, Mineral Revenues, State Mandates, Inventory Tax, Class Size; January 1991
  • PARticles Vol. 1, No. 2--Summary of PAR Commentaries: Louisiana's Bond Rating, Reapportionment, MFP; March 1991
  • Louisiana Fiscal Focus, Report No. 1: Two Decades of Tax Instability; April 1991
  • Education, Taxes; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 1, April 22, 1991
  • Charity Hospitals, Education, Legislature; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 2, May 6, 1991
  • Education, Gambling; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 3, May 13, 1991
  • Economic Development, Taxes; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 4, May 22, 1991
  • PARticles Vol. 1, No. 3--Summary of PAR Commentaries: Teacher Evaluation, Superboard for Higher Education, Public Service Commission Consultants, Use of Surplus Funds, Budget Reforms, Legislative Suspension of Laws By Resolution, The Budget Cutting Option; July 1991
  • Recap of the 1991 Legislative Session; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 5, July 17, 1991
  • 1991 Louisiana Tax Handbook
  • 1991 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments; October 19, 1991

1990

  • 1990 Supplement: PAR Guide to the 1988 Louisiana Legislature; January 1, 1990
  • 1990 Louisiana Tax Handbook; April 1, 1990
  • PAR Recommendations on Unresolved Major Issues; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 1, April 25, 1990
  • Legislature; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 2, May 2, 1990
  • Budget Issues for Fiscal 1990-91; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 3, May 8, 1990
  • State Budget, Gambling; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 4, May 11, 1990
  • Education, Retirement, Taxes, Legislature; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 5, May 25, 1990
  • A 3-D Session: Disappointing, Deficit Prone, Distracted; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 6, July 13, 1990
  • 1990 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments; October 6, 1990

1989

  • Making Education Work; PAR Conference; April 11, 1989
  • Legislature; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 37, No. 1, April 14, 1989
  • 1989 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendment; April 29, 1989
  • Assignment Education Report No. 3: Louisiana's Students: Children At Risk; February 1989
  • Assignment Education Report No. 4: Student Testing: Problems and Promises; May 1989
  • Assignment Education Report No. 5: Class Size: Impact and Cost; June 1989
  • Assignment Education Report No. 6: Teacher Supply: Meeting the Demand; June 1989
  • Assignment Education Report No. 7: The Very Special 8(g) Money; July 1989
  • Assignment Education Report No. 8: Addressing the Needs of At-Risk Children, July 1989
  • 1989 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments; October 7, 1989
  • Assignment Education Summary Report: Findings and Recommendations; November 1989

1988

  • PAR Recommendations Adopted; PAR Study, January 1, 1988
  • Citizens' Guide to the 1988 Legislature; January 1, 1988
  • Financing Louisiana's Future: State Debt; PAR Special Report, February 1, 1988
  • The Revolution Begins; PAR Conference, March 17, 1988
  • Employment in Louisiana; PAR Analysis 283, April 1, 1988
  • Legislature; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 1, April 21, 1988
  • Campaign Finances in the 1987 Governor's Race; PAR Analysis 284, May 1, 1988
  • The Unique 1988-89 Recommended State Budget: "Clean, Lean and Mean"; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 2, May 9, 1988
  • Retirement, Campaign Finance, Education; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 3, May 13, 1988
  • Education, Campaign Finance; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 4, May 27, 1988
  • PAR's Critical Issues Checklist; PAR Study, June 1, 1988
  • Education, Public Employment; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 5, June 3, 1988
  • Budget, Vo-Tech Schools, Campaign Finance; Special Legislative Bulletin, July 1, 1988
  • Memo to PAR Members: Governor's Fiscal Reform Package; September 28, 1988
  • Assignment Education Report No. 1: Ranking Resources and Results; October 1988
  • 1988 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendment; October 1, 1988
  • Presidential Election, November 8, 1988; PAR Analysis 285, December 1, 1988
  • Assignment Education Report No. 2: The MFP: Time for a New Approach; December 1988
  • A "White Paper;" The MFP: Time for a New Approach; December 1988

1987

  • PAR's Critical Issues Checklist: Education, Financial and Government Structure; January 1, 1987
  • Financing Louisiana's Future: Mineral Revenues; PAR Special Report, April 1, 1987
  • Financing Louisiana's Future: Budget Reform; PAR Special Report, April 1, 1987
  • Financing Louisiana's Future: Public Retirement; PAR Special Report, May 1, 1987
  • Legislature; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 35, No. 1, May 5, 1987
  • Budget, Retirement; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 35, No. 2, May 12, 1987
  • Education, Spending; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 35, No.3, May 19, 1987
  • The 1987-88 Proposed State Budget: Abdication of Executive Responsibility; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 35, No. 4, May 26, 1987
  • Vo-Tech, Schools, Taxes; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 35, No. 5, June 1, 1987
  • Memo to Legislature: Update on Fiscal Reforms; June 5, 1987
  • Taxes, Budget; Legislative Bulletin, Vol. 35, No. 6, June 19, 1987
  • Educational Evaluation Study: Ouachita Parish and City of Monroe; August 1, 1987
  • Citizens' Rights Card on Open Meetings and Public Records; September 1, 1987
  • 1987 Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments

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