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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 »

Nucor Corp’s Direct Reduced Iron Plant First Phase Of $3.4 Billion Project In St. James Parish, Louisiana

Nucor Corp. dedicated the company’s completed $750 million direct reduced iron, or DRI, plant in St. James Parish,Louisiana. The plant… Read More »

3/4/2014 | Read Story »