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State tax credits mostly working well

As economic development leaders of the two largest regions in the state, we can agree with much of what was […]

12/08/2014 | Read Story »

Congress should pass e-fairness legislation for online sales tax collection

As a former small business owner, I admit to a fondness for the business owners on the Main Streets of […]

12/03/2014 | Read Story »

Economic Innovation in the “New” New Orleans

As New Orleans approaches the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in 2015, the city is in many ways barely recognizable to […]

11/25/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans’ latest accolade is ‘Most Inspiring’

New Orleans continues to earn top spots in destination rankings, with recognition pouring in from top national publications.It’s become, seemingly, […]

11/24/2014 | Read Story »

Lively New Orleans technology industry thirsts for more talent

It can be difficult to pin down the exact size and growth of the technology industry in New Orleans. People […]

10/28/2014 | Read Story »

Resiliency in New Orleans: The Urban Water Plan

In order to remain healthy, vibrant, safe and economically competitive, America’s counties must be able to anticipate and adapt to […]

10/24/2014 | Read Story »

Working With Water

New Orleans is a complex place. It’s a  city of people and history, celebrations and sorrows, gorgeous architecture and urban […]

10/19/2014 | Read Story »

Methane Manufacturing Gets $1.2 Billion Boost in Louisiana

Castleton Commodities International LLC (CCI) announced last week it will invest $1.2 billion investment to develop a new methanol manufacturing […]

10/14/2014 | Read Story »