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Constitutional Coalition 2020 Seeks To Fix Systemic Problems With State Government

BATON ROUGE, La. — Today, Constitutional Coalition 2020, a broad-based group of nearly 30 leading business and community organizations from… Read More »

4/11/2018 | Read Story »

With flood insurance overhaul stalled in Congress, FEMA moves to tweak program on its own

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is making a handful of tweaks to the National Flood Insurance Program to… Read More »

4/6/2018 | Read Story »

Letters: New Orleans continues to grow

There has been much talk about recent census data showing net out-migration from the city of New Orleans to other… Read More »

3/30/2018 | Read Story »

DXC Technology gets $6.5 million in incentives from New Orleans

The New Orleans City Council on Thursday (March 22) passed an incentive package worth as much as $6.5 million that… Read More »

3/22/2018 | Read Story »

‘A stranglehold that holds us back:’ New Orleans economic development leader calls for constitutional convention

The head of the region’s largest economic development group on Wednesday called for lawmakers to hold a constitutional convention to… Read More »

3/14/2018 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans Inc. pushes for more economic development

NEW ORLEANS — Hundreds of people packed the Hyatt Regency hotel Wednesday for a meeting with Greater New Orleans Inc.… Read More »

3/14/2018 | Read Story »

DXC Technology will create another 1,600 local jobs: GNO Inc.

Greater New Orleans Inc. CEO Michael Hecht painted a rosy view of the economic effects of the new technology company… Read More »

3/14/2018 | Read Story »

Report: Women Break Through The Glass Ceiling In New Orleans In Math, Technology Jobs

NEW ORLEANS – The Big Easy may have arrived later than Silicon Valley in fast-growing technology, computer and math industries,… Read More »

2/16/2018 | Read Story »