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Employers nationwide struggle to fill positions requiring technical knowledge

Employer searches for workers with skills in science, technology, engineering and math remain slow and expensive. Meanwhile, unemployed workers lacking… Read More »

7/19/2014 | Read Story »

China invests in Louisiana with new world-class methanol plant in Vacherie

Amidst a sugarcane field on the banks of the Mississippi in Vacherie next to St. James High School, Yuhuang Chemical Inc.plans… Read More »

7/17/2014 | Read Story »

Reworking Water

The catastrophic damage wrought by Hurricane Katrina brought nationwide attention to the infrastructure Russian Roulette long-known to the parishes along… Read More »

7/16/2014 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. announces launch of Coalition for Coastal Resilience and Economy

Last Friday, Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) announced the launch of the Coalition for Coastal Resilience and Economy (CCRE).… Read More »

7/15/2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana, on new effort to raise awareness about Louisiana’s eroding coastline

There is arguably no more vital issue across South Louisiana than replenishing our state’s eroding coastline. The rapid degeneration of… Read More »

7/13/2014 | Read Story »

The Solution That Could Help More Minority Entrepreneurs Get Funding

“It’s weird, they always travel in groups of five, these programmers. There’s always a tall skinny white guy, short skinny… Read More »

6/26/2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana business leaders oppose House Republicans’ push to close Ex-Im Bank

As House Republicans ramp up calls to close the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Louisiana business leaders Wednesday (June 25) came out in… Read More »

6/25/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans economic development leaders optimistic despite lag in foreign investment

Foreign investment in the New Orleans area was stuck in a downward slide from 1991 to 2011, limiting the job… Read More »

6/24/2014 | Read Story »