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Gov. Edwards signs non-discrimination executive order

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order providing employment protections for state employees and employees… Read More »

4/13/2016 | Read Story »

Gov. Edwards and Monsanto Announce $975 Million Expansion in Louisiana

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Monsanto President and Chief Operating Officer Brett Begemann announced the company’s decision today to expand… Read More »

4/12/2016 | Read Story »

Louisiana’s tech industry: Reality or virtual reality?

Five-year-old Antonio Harris plugs away on his purple laptop, indifferent to the swirl of business pitches and presentations around him… Read More »

4/11/2016 | Read Story »

Local, national debate grows over Trans-Pacific Partnership

As the political climate surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership continues to intensify, advocates still say that eliminating 18,000 tariffs will grow… Read More »

4/16/2016 | Read Story »

Valmiki Capital Announces Partnership With New Orleans-Based Landing Zone

NEW ORLEANS – Valmiki Capital Management LP, a New York-based asset management company, announced that it is forming a partnership… Read More »

4/1/2016 | Read Story »

Louisiana awarded grant to help implement Jump Start statewide

The Louisiana Department of Education today announced it has been awarded a $100,000 grant through phase one of the New… Read More »

3/30/2016 | Read Story »

U.S. State Dept. Rep. Stone To Speak To Regional Leaders About Trans-Pacific Partnership

NEW ORLEANS – Laura Stone, the Director of the Economic Policy Office in the Bureau of East Asian and Economic… Read More »

3/29/2016 | Read Story »

Business groups endorse proposed tax hike for public safety in New Orleans

Greater New Orleans Inc. and the Business Council of New Orleans and the River Region on Tuesday jointly endorsed a… Read More »

3/23/2016 | Read Story »