37
Fiscal Ranking

Louisiana ranks 37th among the US states for its fiscal health. 

1
Federal Regulatory Impact Ranking

In 2015, Louisiana experienced the highest impact of federal regulations. 

16
Health Care Ranking

Louisiana ranks near the top in the Healthcare Openness and Access Project Index with a score of 3.33.

3
Number of Certificate-of-Need Laws

CON laws, which require government permission before adding, expanding, or improving healthcare facilities, have failed to meet any of their stated goals.

-908 M
Rainy Day Fund

Louisiana would need an additional $908 million to weather a recession of average severity.

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