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‘A stranglehold that holds us back:’ New Orleans economic development leader calls for constitutional convention

The head of the region’s largest economic development group on Wednesday called for lawmakers to hold a constitutional convention to… Read More »

3/14/2018 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans Inc. pushes for more economic development

NEW ORLEANS — Hundreds of people packed the Hyatt Regency hotel Wednesday for a meeting with Greater New Orleans Inc.… Read More »

3/14/2018 | Read Story »

DXC Technology will create another 1,600 local jobs: GNO Inc.

Greater New Orleans Inc. CEO Michael Hecht painted a rosy view of the economic effects of the new technology company… Read More »

3/14/2018 | Read Story »

Report: Women Break Through The Glass Ceiling In New Orleans In Math, Technology Jobs

NEW ORLEANS – The Big Easy may have arrived later than Silicon Valley in fast-growing technology, computer and math industries,… Read More »

2/16/2018 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. Annual Luncheon Focuses on Business Success In New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – The year 2017 was a historic year for Greater New Orleans, with the largest economic development jobs… Read More »

2/7/2018 | Read Story »

Don’t chide Louisiana for losing Amazon, yet ignore DXC win

Bob Mann asked in his latest column, “Was anyone surprised when Amazon snubbed Louisiana for its H2Q?” In my opinion,… Read More »

2/7/2018 | Read Story »

Louisiana is building curriculum for restoring the coast | Letter

Columnist Bob Marshall recently called attention to the need for Louisiana-specific environmental education in schools, outlining his ideal curriculum as… Read More »

1/26/2018 | Read Story »

Record 12 million passengers at Armstrong International in 2017

Another year, another record at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Total passengers in 2017 finished at 12,009,512, surpassing the… Read More »

1/23/2018 | Read Story »