A new ranking of states' forecasted economic competitiveness released by the American Legislative Exchange Council places Louisiana in the middle of the pack, at No. 29, down one spot from its ranking in the "Rich States, Poor States" report a year...
DATE: April 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
US states, cities increasingly looking to private sector for partnerships on needed infrastructure work
With constraints on resources and little appetite for further debt, U.S. states and cities are increasingly turning to public-private partnerships for infrastructure projects in an attempt to leverage assets that can bring a quick infusion of...
DATE: April 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A local group's bid to redevelop the Jazzland/Six Flags theme park in New Orleans East was again turned down by the city agency that owns the property. Tonya Pope, who describes herself as a theme park consultant, had
DATE: April 02, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A Baton Rouge-based group that includes former Legislative Auditor Dan Kyle will again go before a city agency in New Orleans today to pitch plans for redeveloping the Jazzland/Six Flags theme park in New Orleans East, which has been shuttered since...
DATE: April 01, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Good local weather, strong prices for key crops, and the ongoing economic recovery helped Louisiana agriculture achieve its biggest economic output ever last year, according to the LSU AgCenter.
DATE: March 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
In a world where image can seem like everything and unrealistic ideals for weight and clothing size are the norm in advertisements, television and movies, McCall Manning Dempsey is helping to tear down those false ideals that hold far too many women...
DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
225 asked Zack Godshall, director of the award-winning documentary Water Like Stone as well as Sundance selection Lord Byron, to share with us his Top 10 favorite films made in his home state of Louisiana.
DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
For the first time since the LSU Public Policy Research Lab began conducting its Louisiana Survey in 2008, residents statewide have identified education as the biggest problem facing the state. Over the past year, the share of survey participants...
DATE: March 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
National Republican activists certainly have noticed that Gov. Bobby Jindal has stepped up his activity on the national stage lately, notes the National Review Online's Quin Hillyer in a new column. He says Jindal showed during a speech last...
DATE: March 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Refine your search for "2009-people-watch"