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The 2012 Louisiana Survey identified education, the economy, and crime rates as Louisiana residents' primary concerns in 2014. In addition to these issues, the survey measured public opinion on topics such as:

  • reforms for primary and secondary education
  • attracting new business and jobs to Louisiana
  • reforming Louisiana's public health care system
  • improving Louisiana roads, bridges, and other infrastructure
  • reducing high school drop out rates
  • reducing state government spending
  • not allowing any tax increases
  • addressing challenges facing the state's public retirement plan
  • consolidating state colleges and universities