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Louisiana goes back to the future with international trade

When Thomas Jefferson authorized the Louisiana Purchase from Napoleon, he did so for one reason – international trade. In fact, […]

1/24/2014 | Read Story »

Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: New Orleans needs to become the next Silicon City

While several of the candidates for mayor are talking what we think is the truth about the economic inequities that […]

1/23/2014 | Read Story »

Stop Forcing People Out of Flood Zones

There indeed probably should be policy mechanisms in place that discourage people from living in areas prone to disaster. The […]

1/22/2014 | Read Story »

Flood insurance woes in St. Charles Parish will occur across the nation

As politics reigns in Washington, the nation waits for Congress to pass the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, delaying the […]

1/21/2014 | Read Story »

Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim pledges to keep company headquarters in New Orleans area

Wan Kim, the CEO of Smoothie King, declared his commitment to the New Orleans business community Thursday afternoon (Jan 16.), reiterating […]

1/16/2014 | Read Story »

Flood insurance bill gets final push from senators

A bipartisan group of senators made another push Tuesday for a vote on legislation to delay hikes in federal flood […]

1/7/2014 | Read Story »

As 2013 ends, taking stock of a promising year in New Orleans: Editorial

Perhaps a year that started with New Orleans hosting its 10th Super Bowl was bound to be a good one. […]

12/29/2013 | Read Story »

New Orleans ranks #1 in in-migration for ‘Prime Workers’

According to a recent analysis from Forbes Magazine, titled ‘Where Working Age Americans are Moving,’ Greater New Orleans is #1 […]

12/27/2014 | Read Story »