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Coastal restoration industry to grow in Louisiana

Coastal advocates say Louisiana’s coastal master plan combined with the reparations from the BP oil spill will help expand the […]

9/26/2017 | Read Story »

Coalition urges reauthorization, fixes to national flood insurance at Capitol Hill briefing

As Florida, Texas and Louisiana recover from devastating flooding from back-to-back monster hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the importance of reauthorizing […]

9/18/2017 | Read Story »

Congress likely to extend flood insurance three months

WASHINGTON — The National Flood Insurance Program appears headed for a three-month extension. The U.S. Senate approved the measure Wednesday […]

9/7/2017 | Read Story »

Congress faces deadline to renew flood insurance program

BATON ROUGE — The billions of dollars in flood damage Hurricane Harvey wrought in Texas puts pressure on a debt-ridden […]

9/5/2017 | Read Story »

New Orleans Airport Adds More International Flights, Grows To 150 Daily Departures

NEW ORLEANS – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has been one of the fastest growing airports in the nation, […]

9/5/2017 | Read Story »

Harvey Destruction And The Nation’s Struggling Flood Insurance Program

Underwater. Devastating floods in Texas put the spotlight back on the nation’s troubled flood insurance program. We’ll take it up. […]

8/29/2017 | Read Story »

Don’t put flood insurance out of reach: Editorial

Congress needs to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program by Sept. 30 to avoid a gap in new policies. But […]

8/20/2017 | Read Story »

New LA Medical Asst. Certification Creates Opportunities For High Schoolers

NEW ORLEANS — The medical assistant certification is now recognized in Louisiana as an advanced statewide credential, creating new opportunities […]

8/17/2017 | Read Story »