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Biotech on the Bayou

Efforts to develop Louisiana’s biotech industry are encouraging New Orleans scientists and diversifying the local economy.

10/06/2010 | Read Story »

Super Summer

Three major announcements confirm that Greater New Orleans is open for business, Site Selection Magazine reports.

10/06/2010 | Read Story »

Nucor Corp. Announces One of the Largest Industrial Projects in Greater New Orleans History

The multiphase iron and steel project could create 1,250 jobs and $3.4 billion in capital investment.

09/15/2010 | Read Story »

LA Congressmen Join Chinese Officials To Promote Free Trade

Reps. Boustany and Cao highlight opportunities for the state and call for aggressive action to resolve trade agreements.

09/09/2010 | Read Story »

Diverse Interests Look For Common Ground On Trade

The state’s Global Trade-Based Economic Development Strategies Task Force will present recommendations and draft legislation in March.

09/03/2010 | Read Story »

After the Deluge, A New Education System

Educate Now! Founder Leslie Jacobs praises New Orleans’ education reform in an opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal.

08/30/2010 | Read Story »

Hecht: Hope and Optimism For New Orleans’ Future

GNO, Inc. President & CEO Michael Hecht shares his views of the region’s future in an opinion piece for CNBC.com.

08/26/2010 | Read Story »

Glimmer of Hope

Entrepreneurs may be poised to emerge and add to the diversification of the local economy.

08/08/2010 | Read Story »