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Louisiana Surplus Spending Breakdown

Louisiana has a $1 billion budget surplus and another $1 billion in remaining American Rescue Plan funds, said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, who also is […]

LSU President William F. Tate IV Joins Statewide Business Roundtable

The Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc. – a statewide business roundtable of senior corporate executives and university leaders in Louisiana ­– announced today that […]

Military Spending in Louisiana Has $9.64 Billion Economic Impact

Accounting for more than 77,000 jobs, military remains a significant employer in state, new study shows BATON ROUGE, La. — Military-related spending in Louisiana creates $9.64 […]

C100 member Julie Stokes: Louisiana needs to catch up with pro-business states on sales tax

A “yes” vote on Constitutional Amendment 1 on the Nov. 13 ballot streamlines and simplifies Louisiana’s confusing sales tax system and will elevate Louisiana’s economy and […]

Michael Olivier: Two key amendments will make Louisiana more successful

The Committee of 100 for Economic Development is a private-sector nonpartisan business roundtable representing Louisiana’s business community statewide since 1992. We have engaged in public policy […]

Committee of 100 for Economic Development Selects Jason W. Bergeron

The Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc. has selected Jason W. Bergeron as a member for 2022. Jason is a native of Terrebonne Parish and […]

‘Woefully insufficient’ federal disaster relief confirmed for Lake Charles region

LAKE CHARLES – The federal government confirmed Tuesday that southwest Louisiana will receive roughly $600 million in disaster relief for long-term recovery from Hurricanes Laura and […]

Our Views: Vote for constitutional amendments on the Nov. 13 ballot

With the enormous disruption caused by Hurricane Ida, Louisiana’s big elections this fall were postponed. And perhaps for that reason, there hasn’t been much attention on […]

Edwards ends mask mandate except for some schools

Gov. John Bel Edwards said today he’s largely ending Louisiana’s nearly 3-month-old indoor mask mandate because the state has emerged from its latest coronavirus spike and […]

C100 Member: B1Bank to acquire Houston area bank in $52.9 million deal

The parent company of Baton Rouge-based b1BANK is acquiring a Houston-based tank in a $52.9 million stock deal.  Business First Bancshares Inc. is acquiring Texas Citizens […]

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