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New Orleans ranked 2nd in South for most economic development wins

New Orleans is second only to Charlotte, North Carolina, when it comes to economic development in the South. A new […]

6/20/2014 | Read Story »

Flood insurance coalition, created to fight premium spikes, turns to long-term fix

As FEMA rolls out measures to limit flood insurance premium increases for homeowners, the United States must find a long-term, permanent fix for the […]

6/13/2014 | Read Story »

Sen. Landrieu to FEMA: Make sure flood insurance customers get refunds

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu announced Friday she will hold hearings to ensure the Federal Emergency Management Agency gives proper guidance […]

6/13/2014 | Read Story »

Overcoming fear of water in New Orleans, one plot, one class at a time

New Orleans is tormented by water. Every summer residents turn to the Gulf of Mexico, scanning for the next hurricane to cross […]

6/13/2014 | Read Story »

Flood insurance coalition, created to fight premium spikes, turns to long-term fix

As FEMA rolls out measures to limit flood insurance premium increases for homeowners, the United States must find a long-term, permanent fix for the […]

6/13/2014 | Read Story »

BR, N.O. rank high nationally among infrastructure-related jobs

The Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas rank high in a report on infrastructure-related jobs, a sector that would benefit […]

5/31/2014 | Read Story »

New Sewerage & Water Board members all confirmed

Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s eight appointments to the newly restructured Sewerage & Water Board won approval from the City Council on […]

5/24/2014 | Read Story »

Laitram forges another university partnership

A Jefferson Parish company has bolstered its supply chain for new employees with a new academic partnership. The University of […]

5/23/2014 | Read Story »