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PAR: A New Voting System

Louisiana will change the way its residents vote, with a paper record and more oversight. For more information, click here: chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/

LED: Louisiana Marks Clean Energy Milestone as Hydrogen Project Wins $50 Million Federal Grant

A groundbreaking plan to create an offshore wind-powered hydrogen energy industry cluster in south Louisiana has been awarded $50 million from the Build Back Better Challenge, […]

BR Business Report: Statewide coalition seeks $160M for energy transition research, commercialization

A possibly unprecedented coalition of universities, industry leaders, state agencies and regional economic development groups from across Louisiana has come together to pursue $160 million in […]

Cargill to Invest $34 Million to Modernize Breaux Bridge Salt Processing Facility

Plant upgrades and safety enhancements enable company to retain 70 jobs in St. Martin Parish BREAUX BRIDGE, La. – Cargill, a major international supplier of food, […]

Louisiana wins Silver Shovel Award for economic development

Four states receive first allocations of $10B broadband fund

“Louisiana, New Hampshire, Virginia and West Virginia are the first to benefit from this aspect of the $10 billion Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund, which is expected […]

“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 […]

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