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U.S. Congress Passes RESTORE Act, Directs Billions to Gulf Coast

Funding to Create Thousands of Jobs and Economic Growth

June 29, 2012 | Read Story »

GPI+ — Gulf Permit Index — as of May 31

Deep-water permit issuance levels continue to rise, shallow-water permit and all plan approval rates in Gulf lag historic levels

June 28, 2012 | Read Story »

Major Advertisers Join Citizens’ Group to Save Times-Picayune, Urge Owners to Print Seven Days

Major advertisers and businesses in the New Orleans metropolitan area, who together spend millions of dollars in advertising annually in The Times-Picayune, have joined “The Times-Picayune Citizens’ Group” in the call to keep the newspaper printing seven days a week.

June 11, 2012 | Read Story »

Economic Study Shows Wetlands Restoration Projects As Key Employer, Major Economic Driver Across Gulf Coast

Suggests RESTORE Act Funding Could Result in 29 New Jobs Per Million Dollars

June 7, 2012 | Read Story »

Times-Picayune Citizens’ Group Speaks out on Proposed Changes to The Times-Picayune

A group of concerned civic and business leaders have come together in the wake of the recent announcement by the owners of The Times-Picayune to move to a three-day a week print version in addition to the current web-based product.

June 4, 2012 | Read Story »

118 Gulf Coast cities, municipalities, economic development groups, and chambers of commerce urge Congress to pass RESTORE Act

For Immediate Release May 29th, 2012 Contacts: Abhi Bhansali, Greater New Orleans, Inc., 504.897.0462, Erik Noriega, Greater Houston Partnership,… Read More »

May 29, 2012 | Read Story »

GPI+ — Gulf Permit Index — as of April 30

Deep-water permit issuance levels above historical averages; shallow-water rates rising but lag 3-year historical average
All plan approval rates in Gulf still lag historic levels

May 14, 2012 | Read Story »

GPI+ – Gulf Permit Index – as of March 31

Deep-water permit issuance levels in Gulf rise sharply in February before returning to historic levels in March
Shallow-water permit issuance levels and plan approval rates lag historic levels in February and March

April 12, 2012 | Read Story »