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Coastal restoration industry to grow in Louisiana

Coastal advocates say Louisiana’s coastal master plan combined with the reparations from the BP oil spill will help expand the… Read More »

9/26/2017 | Read Story »

Coalition urges reauthorization, fixes to national flood insurance at Capitol Hill briefing

As Florida, Texas and Louisiana recover from devastating flooding from back-to-back monster hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the importance of reauthorizing… Read More »

9/18/2017 | Read Story »

Congress likely to extend flood insurance three months

WASHINGTON — The National Flood Insurance Program appears headed for a three-month extension. The U.S. Senate approved the measure Wednesday… Read More »

9/7/2017 | Read Story »

Congress faces deadline to renew flood insurance program

BATON ROUGE — The billions of dollars in flood damage Hurricane Harvey wrought in Texas puts pressure on a debt-ridden… Read More »

9/5/2017 | Read Story »

New Orleans Airport Adds More International Flights, Grows To 150 Daily Departures

NEW ORLEANS – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has been one of the fastest growing airports in the nation,… Read More »

9/5/2017 | Read Story »

Harvey Destruction And The Nation’s Struggling Flood Insurance Program

Underwater. Devastating floods in Texas put the spotlight back on the nation’s troubled flood insurance program. We’ll take it up.… Read More »

8/29/2017 | Read Story »

Don’t put flood insurance out of reach: Editorial

Congress needs to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program by Sept. 30 to avoid a gap in new policies. But… Read More »

8/20/2017 | Read Story »

New LA Medical Asst. Certification Creates Opportunities For High Schoolers

NEW ORLEANS — The medical assistant certification is now recognized in Louisiana as an advanced statewide credential, creating new opportunities… Read More »

8/17/2017 | Read Story »