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Levees are expected to hold the Mighty Mississippi at bay this spring, but South Louisiana still has a flood fight on her hands. Instead of mother nature, it’s – as ever- the federal government that’s causing a need to rally the troops and fly-ins.

05/08/2013 | Read Story »

Nunez Community College in Chalmette names LAMP Scholar

Paul Mundy has been named Nunez Community College’s Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation Scholar for outstanding performance.

05/08/2013 | Read Story »

La. ranked 11th-best state for business

CEOs nationwide rank Louisiana the 11th-best state for business, according to Chief Executive magazine’s 2013 survey, released Monday.

05/07/2013 | Read Story »

Southwest adds new direct flight from New Orleans to Austin

Southwest Airlines is adding a new non-stop flight between New Orleans and Austin, Texas, starting in November.

05/07/2013 | Read Story »

Representatives from 14 parishes head to Washington, D.C., to rally for flood insurance cost relief

A delegation of parish presidents and representatives from 14 parishes across Louisiana has descended upon Washington, D.C., to meet with the federal lawmakers to rally against FEMA’s flood insurance rate maps and the Biggert-Waters Act, which could spell astronomical flood insurance rate increases for many communities throughout the state.

05/07/2013 | Read Story »

2013 Best & Worst States for Business

CEOs nationwide rank Louisiana #11 in the USA

05/06/2013 | Read Story »

BR, N.O. officials heading to Florida

Business and political leaders from Baton Rouge and New Orleans will visit the metro Tampa and Orlando, Fla., area Nov. 3-5 to get ideas for developing a regional economy in southeast Louisiana.

05/02/2013 | Read Story »

New Orleans area ranks as #2 “Boomtown”

Surging growth in business, population and housing in greater New Orleans is getting national attention. Bloomberg recently released rankings putting the region among the best in the U.S.

04/30/2013 | Read Story »