News in the Region

Find an Article:

Date Range:

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announces $8.2 million workforce development grants

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other local officials on Thursday (Oct. 9) announced the creation of two new job training grants worth… Read More »

10/09/2014 | Read Story »

N.O. should use new medical complex to promote economic development, speaker says

In order to take full advantage of the massive medical complex taking shape along Tulane Avenue, New Orleans residents should… Read More »

10/4/2014 | Read Story »

NOLA’s MediFund to seek statewide cigarette tax

Next year is set to be a big one for New Orleans’ up-and-coming hospital complex in Mid-City as one of… Read More »

10/2/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans DNA testing firm announces expansion to new CBD office

The rapidly growing New Orleans biotechnology firm Renaissance RX, which uses DNA analysis and toxicology to help doctors tailor treatment to… Read More »

9/30/2014 | Read Story »

New group aims to raise awareness of water management

Last summer, business groups, architects and engineers launched a campaign to change how the New Orleans area thinks about rain,… Read More »

9/27/2014 | Read Story »

How Congress Came Together Over Flood Insurance Reform

The one thing almost everyone in Washington can agree on is that, in the current political environment, it is nigh… Read More »

9/23/2014 | Read Story »

Readying workforce for the boom: a challenge that’s also a huge opportunity

Loosely translated, the Chinese word for “crisis” means “danger” plus “opportunity.” Considering workforce, there’s no doubt we have a crisis… Read More »

9/23/2014 | Read Story »

Economic developers say New Orleans could become a medical hub but has challenges

With the massive hospital complex rising in Mid-City and existing research unfolding at universities around New Orleans, economic developers see… Read More »

9/23/2014 | Read Story »