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Louisiana is building curriculum for restoring the coast | Letter

Columnist Bob Marshall recently called attention to the need for Louisiana-specific environmental education in schools, outlining his ideal curriculum as… Read More »

1/26/2018 | Read Story »

Record 12 million passengers at Armstrong International in 2017

Another year, another record at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Total passengers in 2017 finished at 12,009,512, surpassing the… Read More »

1/23/2018 | Read Story »

New Orleans delegates hoping to draw post-Brexit business to US shores

A US delegation is looking to take advantage of post-Brexit trading opportunities and draw once EU-focused British business to the… Read More »

1/22/2018 | Read Story »

Brookings Institution Ranks New Orleans Area High for Women’s Tech Jobs

Occupational data from a recent report from Brookings Institution ranks the New Orleans area as second in the country for… Read More »

1/20/2018 | Read Story »

Building a Workforce for the Future

There have always been “water” jobs. They are a hidden, yet critical, workforce—one that is in place to ensure that… Read More »

1/15/2108 | Read Story »

New airport terminal-related project included in state funding plan

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) – With the Mississippi River at his back, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a $600 million… Read More »

1/12/2018 | Read Story »

Big tech payoff for New Orleans: The jobs are coming | Opinion

The tipping point is still some ways off, but the process of diversifying New Orleans’ economy after decades of dependence… Read More »

1/5/2018 | Read Story »

DXC New Orleans deal rated nation’s No. 2 economic development announcement in 2017, magazine says

DXC Technology’s 2,000-job center in New Orleans earned state and local economic development officials the No. 2 ranking in the… Read More »

1/4/2018 | Read Story »