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Scalise, local leaders urge renewal of flood insurance program

The National Flood Insurance program expires in September and U.S. House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Metairie wants… Read More »

3/6/2017 | Read Story »

A Look at Louisiana’s SoLA Super Region

If Baton Rouge and New Orleans ever really had a chilly relationship, the animosity between Louisiana’s two biggest cities has… Read More »

3/3/2017 | Read Story »

LA Gov. Edwards To Deliver Keynote At RES/CON, GNO, Inc. Offers Discounted Admission

NEW ORLEANS – The Global Resilience Summit is the premier annual international conference on the practice of successful resiliency and… Read More »

2/23/2017 | Read Story »

New Orleans area business leaders targeting advanced manufacturing opportunities

Regional business leaders are setting their sights in the year ahead on developing and growing local opportunities in advanced manufacturing,… Read More »

2/13/2017 | Read Story »

Monsanto Plans Major $975 Million Expansion At Its Luling, Louisiana, Manufacturing Complex

Monsanto will make a $975 million capital investment adding new production technology that supports the launch of its Roundup Ready… Read More »

2/13/2016 | Read Story »

Launch: LNG Plan Rolls On

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Venture Global LNG executives announced in December the company will invest $8.5 billion to develop… Read More »

2/13/2017 | Read Story »

Waguespack, Hecht Headline Jefferson Chamber’s Annual Legislative Breakfast

KENNER, LA – Stephen Waguespack, the president & CEO of the Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI), and Michael… Read More »

2/7/2017 | Read Story »

Entergy Louisiana Starts Construction On St. Charles Parish 980-MW Power Station

Entergy Corporation started construction on Entergy Louisiana’s new $869 million, 980-megawatt, power station in St. Charles Parish. The new plant… Read More »

2/1/2016 | Read Story »