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Editorial-Time for Tolls, Not Taxes

The Advocate, March 24, 2019 Louisiana’s highways are in bad shape. According to the Reason Foundation’s latest Annual Highway Report, Louisiana highways rank 37th out of 50 in overall ...... [more]

A Tale of Two Economic Worlds

  BY LANNY KELLER | LKELLER@THEADVOCATE.COM MAR 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM Years ago, Baton Rouge businessman Jim Bernhard told a story of how a classmate of ...... [more]

Push Candidates to Back Gas Tax

  ADVOCATE EDITORIAL MAR 13, 2019 - 6:00 AM Talking to a room full of business people, Shawn Wilson had a simple statement: “I challenge any business to charge ...... [more]

Louisiana Gas Production Rebounds

SAM KARLIN | SKARLIN@THEADVOCATE.COM, MAR 10, 2019 - 12:15 AM   Louisiana’s natural gas production has quietly rebounded to its highest point since 2012, as drillers return to north Louis...... [more]

Kopter announces Louisiana Helicopter Facility

  03.05.19 Gov. Edwards And Kopter CEO Andreas Löwenstein Announce Louisiana Helicopter Facility Assembly of SH09 helicopters in Lafayette to result in more than 275 new direct and indirect ...... [more]

ExxonMobil to Expand Baton Rouge Operations

Please see the below release announcing final investment funding of the polypropylene expansion project at the Baton Rouge Polyolefins Plant issued by our corporation today. Also see t...... [more]