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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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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 —… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

3/10/2014 | Read Story »

Nucor sets expansion decision by end of 2015

CONVENT — A $750 million plant that began manufacturing direct reduced iron Dec. 24 already leads all other competitors, according to… Read More »

3/9/2014 | Read Story »

Young: Flood insurance bill ‘significant victory’ for homeowners

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives passed an amended version Tuesday of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. The amendment,… Read More »

3/4/2014 | Read Story »