Louisiana a Runner Up in Business Facilities magazine’s 2011 State of the Year Ranking

Despite the double-barreled trouble that visited the Bayou State in recent years (a Great Recession and a humongous oil spill that temporarily shut down offshore drilling, and lingering effects from Hurricane Katrina), Louisiana has steadily surged forward with a diverse and innovative economic development strategy that features an impressive mix of traditional and high-tech manufacturing, as well as new growth sectors like digital media.

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