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Poll shows wide support of New Orleans to Baton Rouge passenger rail

A new poll shows wide support for passenger rail service between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The poll, conducted in… Read More »

4/17/2019 | Read Story »

Port NOLA Drives Local, State and National Economy, Creates Jobs and Tax Revenue

NEW ORLEANS – The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA), a multi-billion-dollar multimodal gateway for international trade and a bustling… Read More »

4/15/2019 | Read Story »

Arcosa Announces 149-Job Marine Project in St. Tammany Parish

MADISONVILLE, La. — On Wednesday, April 10, Gov. John Bel Edwards, Arcosa Marine president Thomas Faherty and St. Tammany Corporation… Read More »

4/11/2019 | Read Story »

Linde Announces Construction Of New $250 Million World-Scale Hydrogen Plant In St. James Parish

CONVENT, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards and President Dan Yankowski of Linde’s Global Hydrogen Business announced Linde will construct… Read More »

4/2/2019 | Read Story »

Company hired to help build New Orleans’ music business

New Orleans has another partner in its economic development efforts to support local musicians. London-based strategic consultancy firm Sound Diplomacy,… Read More »

3/29/2019 | Read Story »

New apprenticeship program will offer students money, mechatronics training

Community college students will now have the opportunity to participate in what officials call an innovative and unprecedented mechatronics apprenticeship… Read More »

3/28/2019 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. to Host EVERLAB Summit: Where Environment Meets Economy

NEW ORLEANS – Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc) will host the inaugural EVERLAB Summit at the NOPSI Hotel in… Read More »

3/11/2018 | Read Story »

Clancy DuBos: New Orleans Music Economy promises economic development — with a beat

For generations, one of the most oft-heard laments of local songwriters, composers and music managers — many of them also… Read More »

3/8/2019 | Read Story »