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“If we put those dollars there, it’s a double win for our state”

Louisiana has $2.8 billion in one-time funds in unspent federal aid and in state surplus funds that needs to be utilized for one-time needs. The investments proposed are […]

Energy Dept OKs expanded LNG exports from Texas, Louisiana 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Energy Department on Wednesday authorized additional exports of liquefied natural gas, or LNG, from planned terminals in Texas and Louisiana. The orders […]

Tax Foundation rates Louisiana fifth best for unemployment taxes 

The Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation ranks Louisiana’s unemployment insurance tax system fifth best in the nation.  The influential organization, which generally doesn’t think Louisiana’s tax system is very […]

C100 Member LeAnn Boyd of Southern Scripts Honored at 2022 Spotlight Louisiana Event

Spotlight Louisiana event recognizes statewide small businesses for growth, strategy, innovation, leadership and more BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Economic Development honored 10 companies as Louisiana […]

Pork in the Budget: Lawmakers load up the state’s budget with pet projects chosen behind closed doors

Even as they wisely steer money to debt payments, education and infrastructure investments, Louisiana lawmakers also are making the short-sighted, politically driven decision to spend millions […]

How Louisiana became the carbon capture capital of the South with $6 billion in projects 

Greg Hilburn | Lafayette Daily Advertiser Louisiana has become the carbon capture capital of the South, propelled by federal funding promoting carbon dioxide sequestration technology, a […]

Committee of 100 for Economic Development Selects Chris Meyer 

The Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc. has selected Chris Meyer as a member for 2022. “As an education leader distinguished in public service Chris’ […]

Gov. Edwards, CLECO Announce $900 Million Emissions Reduction Project at Central Louisiana Power Facility

Addition of carbon capture technology would remove most of the CO2 emitted at Rapides Parish electric plant BATON ROUGE, La. – Gov. John Bel Edwards and […]

Mark Ballard: Some reform supporters have had enough of trying to lower auto insurance premiums

MARK BALLARD | Capitol Bureau editor After a relentless campaign among Republican legislators to lower auto insurance rates by complicating the filing and winning of lawsuits, […]

Non-unanimous jury verdict bills moved out Criminal Justice committee

After business was done in the Louisiana House and the representatives started trickling away late Wednesday, a cabal of Democratic members asked to change the committees […]

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