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Formosa to build $9.4B complex in St. James Parish

Taiwan-based Formosa Petrochemical Corp. has selected St. James Parish as the site of its $9.4 billion chemical manufacturing complex. A… Read More »

4/23/2017 | Read Story »

New Orleans named top ‘Thrill City’

As New Orleans continues to celebrate its tricentennial, more top honors are coming in — this time it’s a ranking… Read More »

4/17/2018 | Read Story »

Capitol Views: Constitutional convention bill still on tap in House

Now that the Appropriations Committee has forwarded most but not all of the state budget bills to the full House… Read More »

4/16/2018 | Read Story »

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 »