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New group aims to raise awareness of water management

Last summer, business groups, architects and engineers launched a campaign to change how the New Orleans area thinks about rain, […]

9/27/2014 | Read Story »

How Congress Came Together Over Flood Insurance Reform

The one thing almost everyone in Washington can agree on is that, in the current political environment, it is nigh […]

9/23/2014 | Read Story »

Readying workforce for the boom: a challenge that’s also a huge opportunity

Loosely translated, the Chinese word for “crisis” means “danger” plus “opportunity.” Considering workforce, there’s no doubt we have a crisis […]

9/23/2014 | Read Story »

Economic developers say New Orleans could become a medical hub but has challenges

With the massive hospital complex rising in Mid-City and existing research unfolding at universities around New Orleans, economic developers see […]

9/23/2014 | Read Story »

MediFund board begins work to make La. national health care destination

Consultants are scheduled to present preliminary ideas today to the newly created MediFund governing board on how to make Louisiana […]

9/22/2014 | Read Story »

Superintendent John White: New Jump Start initiative is giving vo-tech education a major jump

Louisiana’s education superintendent and a who’s-who of New Orleans area school, industry and political leaders cheered the new Jump Start vocational-technical education […]

9/22/2014 | Read Story »

Education Superintendent begins ‘Louisiana Believes’ tour in New Orleans

Louisiana’s education superintendent John White will kick off his “Louisiana Believes” tour Monday in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. Louisiana Believes […]

9/22/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute 2014-15 class announced

The New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute has announced that 41 business, civic and community leaders from the 10-parish region have been named […]

9/17/2014 | Read Story »