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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… Read More »

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.… Read More »

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… Read More »

12/27/2014 | Read Story »

Tell Congress to spare Americans flood-insurance rate hikes

Flood insurance is not for daredevil homeowners who lack the sense to pick higher ground. Flooding is our country’s most… Read More »

12/13/13 | Read Story »

Delgado Community College’s December commencement will set a record, with 995 graduates

Delgado Community College’s graduating class next week will be the biggest in the school’s 92-year history, with 995 men and… Read More »

12/9/2013 | Read Story »

St. Tammany Parish home builders group hears about Biggert-Waters Act flood insurance woes

Armed with slides showing homes and businesses that will experience astronomical flood insurance rate increases, a representative of a coalition fighting for… Read More »

12/3/2013 | Read Story »

Pelican Energy expansion adding 195 jobs in Madisonville

MADISONVILLE — Pelican Energy Consultants is undertaking a $5 million expansion of its engineering center and corporate headquarters in Madisonville, creating… Read More »

12/2/2013 | Read Story »

Louisiana supports Mississippi in flood insurance lawsuit

Louisiana has filed a legal brief supporting Mississippi’s lawsuit against the federal government over the large increases in national flood insurance premiums… Read More »

11/27/2013 | Read Story »