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Harvey Destruction And The Nation’s Struggling Flood Insurance Program

Underwater. Devastating floods in Texas put the spotlight back on the nation’s troubled flood insurance program. We’ll take it up.… Read More »

8/29/2017 | Read Story »

Don’t put flood insurance out of reach: Editorial

Congress needs to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program by Sept. 30 to avoid a gap in new policies. But… Read More »

8/20/2017 | Read Story »

New LA Medical Asst. Certification Creates Opportunities For High Schoolers

NEW ORLEANS — The medical assistant certification is now recognized in Louisiana as an advanced statewide credential, creating new opportunities… Read More »

8/17/2017 | Read Story »

Draft beer at work? See inside The Shop, New Orleans’ trendy new co-working space

The Shop, a new co-working space at the Contemporary Arts Center in downtown New Orleans, will open in September, marking… Read More »

8/7/2017 | Read Story »

$7.7 million will pay for flood, climate resilience studies in Louisiana

Three studies aimed at investigating resiliency to flooding and potential responses to climate change in Louisiana communities will receive $7.7… Read More »

7/18/2017 | Read Story »

Group raises concerns over flood insurance proposals

A group fighting to keep flood insurance costs manageable for residents of Louisiana and other states says it is concerned… Read More »

7/17/2017 | Read Story »

Forward New Orleans unveils blueprint for mayoral candidates

NEW ORLEANS — A diverse coalition of businesses and nonprofit organizations across the city are trying to make sure all… Read More »

7/17/2017 | Read Story »

Report: Nearly 30,000 health-sciences job openings projected in metro New Orleans by 2026

With an abundance of new medical construction projects in New Orleans, state and local officials hope the tens of thousands… Read More »

7/13/2017 | Read Story »