News roundup: Walls Project announces mural at BREC Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center … Jindal to speak at Tenn. senator's fundraiser Sunday … La. has second-most properties at risk for hurricane season in US, report says
Mural, mural, on the wall: The Walls Project—formerly known as BR Walls—will team up with BREC for its 14th outdoor art project: a mural of a floating swamp on the exterior walls of BREC Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center's...
DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
While an official ruling has yet to be publicly released, several local media outlets are reporting today that Livingston Parish has lost its appeal to recoup more than $59 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for cleanup following...
DATE: June 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
As the Capital Region and southeast Louisiana brace for $21 billion in new investment, panelists at a “Boom Without Bust” policy forum hosted by CPEX this morning agreed that leaders should work together to address challenges that will...
DATE: May 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Kimberly Robinson's passion for justice and improving people's lives is what attracted her to the practice of law. Few would assume her area of expertise—tax law—could be the means to feed those passions.
DATE: May 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
'Business Report': Will new flood insurance act fix problems created for La.'s housing market by the first law?
Louisiana politicians celebrated in March when President Barack Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. As David Jacobs writes in a Business Report feature from the current issue, Sen. Mary Landrieu and Congressman Bill...
DATE: May 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Louisiana politicians celebrated in March when President Barack Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Congressman Bill Cassidy, in the midst of a bruising Senate election contest, competed for credit.
DATE: May 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
Ask most Baton Rouge natives about the 30,000-square-foot vacant space fronting Interstate 10 in the Esplanade Mall, and they will tell you it has been empty for about as long as they can remember. When Esplanade was built at the intersection of...
DATE: January 07, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Louisiana needs an estimated 130,000 new industrial construction workers by 2020 to replace current workers and build the "biggest manufacturing expansion on record," says LED's Susana Schowen. But the state doesn't yet know how many of those people...
DATE: November 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Baton Rouge General Physicians has expanded its women's health services—welcoming two new women's health specialists and opening a new practice location on Baton Rouge General's Mid City campus. Dr. Taylar Childress-McKeithen and Dr. Angelique...
DATE: October 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
News roundup: BASF gives LSU $100,000 for Olinde Career Center … BRCC gets FEMA grant to create multihazard mitigation plan … Medicare open enrollment begins Oct. 15
Investing in the future: BASF recently presented a check for $100,000 to the LSU Foundation to support construction of the LSU Olinde Career Center. With completion slated for April 2014, the center will unite LSU Career Services'...
DATE: October 08, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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