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Our Views: A ‘new normal’ in workforce might mean new opportunities for Louisiana

It was hardly noticed around here, but recent announcements by Facebook and Google offer Louisiana a significant pathway to begin… Read More »

August 22, 2020 | Read Story »

How the New Orleans economy could make a strong recovery after this pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted many elements in New Orleans including the hospitality industry but financial experts in the city… Read More »

August 13, 2020 | Read Story »

How New Orleans’ economy might bounce back after the pandemic

Five months into the coronavirus pandemic the New Orleans economy looks Depression Era bleak, with the threat of many more… Read More »

August 6, 2020 | Read Story »

Xbox Game Studios Launching Digital Development Camp

After being postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Xbox Game Studios Game Development Camp has set a new start date… Read More »

August 5, 2020 | Read Story »

LA wins “State of the Year” award amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Amid dealing with a pandemic, thousands of jobs lost, and renters facing possible evictions, Louisiana is named Southern Business and… Read More »

August 7, 2020 | Read Story »

Bailout legislation is making its way in Congress to help small businesses hang on

The announcement about the closure of K-Paul’s, the storied restaurant started by famed Cajun chef Paul Prudhomme, and the word… Read More »

7/17/2020 | Read Story »

Economic development organizations see progress as more local businesses reopen; ponder the future

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) -With the first phase of the reopening of Louisiana’s economy complete and the start of the… Read More »

June 12, 2020 | Read Story »

How can New Orleans bring back visitors after coronavirus? By reinventing itself, leaders say

New Orleans’ ailing jobs market, heavily dependent on tourism, can rebound in the coming months only if officials convince the… Read More »

June 10, 2020 | Read Story »