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Dillard wants to train students in water management, preparing them for crucial jobs in La.

Dillard University students will have an opportunity to prepare for water management jobs in government agencies and the private industry… Read More »

8/8/2018 | Read Story »

Congress extends flood insurance through November, avoiding NFIP lapse in midst of hurricane season

The National Flood Insurance Program, which writes policies for around a half-million Louisiana residents, will keep operating without a lapse… Read More »

7/31/2018 | Read Story »

World Trade Center of New Orleans to begin program connecting businesses with global opportunities

The World Trade Center of New Orleans plans to launch a new, streamlined process for helping local businesses pursue global… Read More »

7/30/2018 | Read Story »

Flood Insurance Logjam Threatens Coverage as Storm Season Swirls

Congress has still been unable to reach a deal on the federal flood insurance program just weeks before it expires,… Read More »

7/18/2018 | Read Story »

We know flood insurance is essential. Does Congress?

Louisiana residents whose flood insurance policies expire at the end of July are getting letters from FEMA to remind them… Read More »

7/8/2018 | Read Story »

Memo to Congress: Flood insurance is a must | Letter

More than 5 million people in America rely upon the National Flood Insurance Program, or NFIP, including 480,000 in Louisiana.… Read More »

7/3/2018 | Read Story »

Chelsea Clinton launches “Talking is Teaching” program at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans

Chelsea Clinton joined officials at Children’s Hospital on Thursday to launch the “Talking is Teaching” campaign – an initiative that… Read More »

6/21/2018 | Read Story »

Accruent Locates Tech Center Of Excellence in New Orleans, Louisiana

cruent, a company that specializes in software and IT products, will establish a technology center of excellence in the New… Read More »

6/12/2018 | Read Story »