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Coastal restoration is about to become big business

Louisiana is on track to receive at least $8.7 billion from BP over the next 15 years for coastal restoration… Read More »

6/24/2017 | Read Story »

Despite bipartisan support, challenges remain as lawmakers wrestle with flood insurance proposals

While Louisiana has just lived through Tropical Storm Cindy and the anniversary of last August’s devastating floods is fast approaching,… Read More »

6/24/2017 | Read Story »

Standard at South Market topped off, structure in place

NEW ORLEANS — The structure is in place for one of the largest condo projects ever developed in downtown New… Read More »

6/19/2017 | Read Story »

Mattress company hiring 225 people for new customer service center in Elmwood

ELMWOOD, La. — The company that manufactures the Sleep Number bed is opening a sales and customer support center in… Read More »

6/15/2017 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans #5 in USA for millennial in-migration

According to Time magazine, Greater New Orleans ranks #5 in the USA for in-migration of millennials. From 2010-2015, the area… Read More »

6/8/2017 | Read Story »

GNO Inc., rep testifies on Capitol Hill on need for flood insurance affordability, reforms

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) – Flood insurance is important to many people in southeast Louisiana and on Capitol Hill efforts… Read More »

6/8/2017 | Read Story »

Formula for success — State website connects businesses with projects

A new website will help connect Louisiana businesses — large, small, owned by minorities, women or veterans — to potential… Read More »

6/4/2017 | Read Story »

Louisiana economy depends on master plan to restore coast: Letter

Louisiana has a working coast. This is why I testified this month in front of the U.S. Senate in support… Read More »

5/17/2017 | Read Story »