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The Solution That Could Help More Minority Entrepreneurs Get Funding

“It’s weird, they always travel in groups of five, these programmers. There’s always a tall skinny white guy, short skinny… Read More »

6/26/2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana business leaders oppose House Republicans’ push to close Ex-Im Bank

As House Republicans ramp up calls to close the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Louisiana business leaders Wednesday (June 25) came out in… Read More »

6/25/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans economic development leaders optimistic despite lag in foreign investment

Foreign investment in the New Orleans area was stuck in a downward slide from 1991 to 2011, limiting the job… Read More »

6/24/2014 | Read Story »

The MediFund

The Baton Rouge area has a lot of hospitals and doctors. So does pretty much every city in America. If… Read More »

6/23/2014 | Read Story »

Magazine ranks New Orleans area 2nd for economic development successes in South

New Orleans came in second for the major metropolitan area with the most economic development successes in the South over the past… Read More »

6/20/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans ranked 2nd in South for most economic development wins

New Orleans is second only to Charlotte, North Carolina, when it comes to economic development in the South. A new… Read More »

6/20/2014 | Read Story »

Flood insurance coalition, created to fight premium spikes, turns to long-term fix

As FEMA rolls out measures to limit flood insurance premium increases for homeowners, the United States must find a long-term, permanent fix for the… Read More »

6/13/2014 | Read Story »

Sen. Landrieu to FEMA: Make sure flood insurance customers get refunds

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu announced Friday she will hold hearings to ensure the Federal Emergency Management Agency gives proper guidance… Read More »

6/13/2014 | Read Story »