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Economic Development Officials Are Using The Super Bowl Spotlight To Rebrand Louisiana

Officials see the Saints’ Super Bowl debut as a powerful start to a long-term rebranding of Louisiana’s image.

02/05/2010 | Read Story »

CNN Video: 3-D Role in Building Up America

Anderson Cooper 360 features GNO, Inc., TurboSquid, the I.P. Building, and the revitalization of the Greater New Orleans region.

02/02/2010 | Read Story »

Louisiana Is Pulling Through National Recession With Little Pain

The Federal Reserve’s most recent “beige book” report on regional economic conditions confirms that Louisiana is emerging from the national recession relatively unscathed.

01/17/2010 | Read Story »

Louisiana Will Target Undeveloped Business Sectors in 2010, Moret Says

Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret sees emerging industries like digital media, fuel-efficient vehicle manufacturing, and water management as key drivers for state job growth in 2010.

01/14/2010 | Read Story »

New Orleans Is On the Verge of a Digital Revolution

Innovation and entrepreneurship are shifting the business culture in New Orleans.

01/13/2010 | Read Story »

Naked Pizza to Expand Into Florida

New Orleans-based company has signed a licensing agreement for out-of-state expansion.

01/06/2010 | Read Story »

New Orleans Area Posts Lowest Jobless Rate

The New Orleans area tied with Washington, D.C., in posting the lowest jobless rate among the nation’s largest metro areas in November, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Labor.

01/06/2010 | Read Story »