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‘Louisiana families finally have peace of mind’ — President Obama signs flood insurance bill into law

Ending a long and sometimes torturous legislative process, President Barack Obama Friday signed into law a bill that will limit flood insurance premium increases to no […]

3/21/2014 | Read Story »

President Obama signs flood insurance bill into law

President Barack Obama Friday signed into law hard-fought legislation that will limit flood insurance premium increases to no more than 18 percent a year. White House […]

3/21/2014 | Read Story »

Rita Benson LeBlanc: Pelicans name tied to Louisiana’s resilience and coastal restoration

For Rita Benson LeBlanc, insisting on the right to change the name of the New Orleans Hornets to Pelicans as […]

3/20/2014 | Read Story »

How critical flood insurance legislation passed the House and Senate

As constituents started bombarding their members of Congress about sharply higher flood insurance premiums, Sens. Mary Landrieu, D-La., and David […]

3/14/2014 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. Celebrates Flood Insurance Changes And Overall Economic Outlook

The annual assessment by the economic development group Greater New Orleans, Inc. comes as one of its priority projects — […]

3/14/2014 | Read Story »

Senate Passes Flood Bill That Guts Reforms, Protects Homeowners

Homeowners and businesses welcomed the Senate’s passage on Thursday of a bill designed to slow implementation of a 2012 law […]

3/13/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Organizations Focus Efforts to Make City a Minority Startup Hub

The brand new initiative PowerMoves.NOLA is about creating power and opportunity through entrepreneurship in New Orleans. The goal is to […]

3/12/2014 | Read Story »

Massive biomedical complex taking shape quickly in Mid-City

All across the enormous Mid-City construction site between Canal Street and Tulane Avenue, crews are hard at work building what […]

3/10/2014 | Read Story »