News in the Region
A report this week from the U.S. Commerce Department shows the greater New Orleans area had one of the fastest growing economies in the nation last year.
9/27/2013 | Read Story »
CityBusiness announces its 2013 Best Places to Work, recognizing 50 area companies based on how well they treat their most important asset — their employees.
9/19/2013 | Read Story »
The prime minister of Serbia, Ivica Dacic, is in New Orleans, drawn by the city’s energy industry, port, mining operations and technology businesses and seeking to encourage investment in Serbia. He’s meeting local politicians and business leaders and visiting the Port of New Orleans and National World War II Museum.
9/16/2013 | Read Story »
The inaugural edition of the NOLATech Week technology festival in October has released its schedule and launched its website, nolatechweek.org.
9/13/2013 | Read Story »
PORT SULPHUR, La. —A business group is raising new questions about increased flood insurance rates in the face of Federal Emergency Management Administration’s $18 billion dollar deficit.
9/11/2013 | Read Story »
Following a devastating Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and a disastrous Gulf oil spill in 2010, some predicted it would take decades for New Orleans to recover. But the city’s remarkable comeback now has others looking to the Big Easy for lessons in recovery.
9/10/2013 | Read Story »
Officials unveiled a $6.2 billion plan Friday that aims to change the way Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard parishes manage the 5 feet of rainwater they get every year.
9/9/2013 | Read Story »
WASHINGTON — The congressional fight to delay increasing flood insurance premiums is mired in the federal budget stalemate. Meanwhile, new insurance “rating guidelines” released this week confirmed the fears of dramatic insurance hikes for many southern Louisiana residents.
9/6/2013 | Read Story »