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Laitram forges another university partnership

A Jefferson Parish company has bolstered its supply chain for new employees with a new academic partnership. The University of… Read More »

5/23/2014 | Read Story »

Businesswoman shares how New Orleans made peace, and profit, with the water

As rising sea levels encroach on American cities up and down the Eastern Seaboard, one city has given up the… Read More »

5/23/2014 | Read Story »

Positive signs in Louisiana

We hear a lot about what’s wrong with Louisiana. Some of the statistics that rank us behind most states in… Read More »

5/22/2014 | Read Story »

St. Bernard, Nunez and GNO Inc. team-up for industrial training program

St. Bernard Parish, Nunez Community College and GNO Inc. have launched a new initiative to provide scholarships for Nunez’s technical and industrial… Read More »

5/15/2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana breaks top ten for best places to do business

CEOs across the country say Louisiana is now one of the top ten state for doing business.“Louisiana has risen 38… Read More »

5/13/2014 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. and BRAC among top 10 economic development groups

Three South Louisiana economic development organizations were named among the nation’s best, according to a new report by Site Selection… Read More »

5/10/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans regional economy progressing but battling misperceptions, development leaders say

As economic development leaders often say, New Orleans has a perception problem: The sum of life in New Orleans isn’t… Read More »

5/9/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans ranks 12th among U.S. cities for infrastructure jobs, report finds

Workers operating refineries, engineering bridges, hauling containers and performing other labor focused on the nation’s infrastructure make up nearly 13… Read More »

5/09/2014 | Read Story »