2017-18 Chair Elect

Speaker Taylor Barras, Louisiana
Speaker Taylor Barras, Louisiana

News and Updates

May 8, 2018

New SLC Regional Resource - Opioids and Organ Donations: A Tale of Two Crises

At least 42,249 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2016, a 28 percent increase from 2015, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Opioids now kill more Americans each year than guns, breast cancer or automobile... Read More

April 4, 2018

Louisiana State Visit

On April 3-4, SLC Director Colleen Cousineau, along with three SLC policy and research staff – Anne Roberts Brody, Roger Moore and Nick Bowman – visited legislative members and staff of the Louisiana Legislature to discuss services available to them from the Southern Legislative Conference of The Council... Read More

January 29, 2018

SLC Issue Brief - The State of Retail in Southern States

A new SLC Issue Brief reviews Occupational Employment Statistics from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, for three prominent retail occupations — cashiers, retail salespersons and retail supervisors — to determine... Read More

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Recent Research

Policy Analysis | May 10, 2018
Agriculture Sector's Contribution to State GDP, 2016-2017

SLC Regional Resource | May 8, 2018
Opioids and Organ Donations: A Tale of Two Crises

Policy Analysis | April 25, 2018
Chamber Vote Adjustment in the South

Policy Analysis | April 16, 2018
SLC - China Trade Data

Policy Analysis | April 11, 2018
Efficacy and Adverse Effects of Medical Marijuana: An Overview

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