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Big tech payoff for New Orleans: The jobs are coming | Opinion

The tipping point is still some ways off, but the process of diversifying New Orleans’ economy after decades of dependence… Read More »

1/5/2018 | Read Story »

DXC New Orleans deal rated nation’s No. 2 economic development announcement in 2017, magazine says

DXC Technology’s 2,000-job center in New Orleans earned state and local economic development officials the No. 2 ranking in the… Read More »

1/4/2018 | Read Story »

Louisiana Congressional delegation helps preserve Federal Historic Tax Credit

NEW ORLEANS – Sen. Bill Cassidy led Louisiana’s Congressional delegation in a successful big to save the Federal Historic Tax… Read More »

12/20/2017 | Read Story »

New Orleans public high schoolers to get internships via $1.1 million agreement

An initiative that provides internships for New Orleans public high school students is getting a notable boost from the city,… Read More »

12/18/2017 | Read Story »

Nearly 16,500 People Have Digital Media Jobs In New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – In 2016, the New Orleans area employed 16,459 people in the digital media industry—a number that will… Read More »

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Herzing University-New Orleans Offers Medical Assisting Degree Program

NEW ORLEANS – To meet the growing demand for medical assistants across Louisiana, Herzing University, an accredited private nonprofit institution,… Read More »

12/8/2017 | Read Story »

Americans depend on our coasts, so we need national flood insurance

The 2017 storm season has been one of the most active in United States history, with 17 named storms and… Read More »

12/7/2017 | Read Story »

Flood insurance should be a top priority for the Senate | Editorial

With the National Flood Insurance Program set to expire Friday (Dec. 8), Congress is considering a two-week extension that could… Read More »

12/6/2017 | Read Story »