Louisiana's budget problem could be $200M worse after low corporate tax collections
An economist who works on revenue projections for the state believes Louisiana could end the budget cycle June 30 with as much as a $200 million deficit in part because of low corporate tax collections. A shortfall in the current budget would make ...
Operation of an unlicensed daycare in Louisiana now a criminal offense
Louisiana's $600 million budget deficit looks to be more like $800 million
Louisiana gets REAL with new ID law
Louisiana Student Denied Graduation Still Gets Celebration
A Louisiana honors student and standout athlete who was blocked from participating in his graduation ceremony last month because of facial hair is getting the celebration he was denied. Democratic state Rep. Katrina Jackson of Monroe and the Rev.
Louisiana takes 'crucial' step to save coast and oyster industry
Louisiana is the nation's top oyster producer. About 12.7 million pounds of oysters were produced in Louisiana in 2014, and the industry is valued at $317 million, employing about 3,500 people, according to state and federal figures. Harvesters grow ...
Louisiana takes step to save coast and oyster industry
Louisiana corporate tax collections could be low, exacerbating budget problems
An economist who works on revenue projections for the state believes Louisiana could end the budget cycle on June 30 as much as a $200 million deficit in part because of poor corporate tax collections, according to the governor's office. If there is a ...
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Heat advisory continues until Friday night for southeast Louisiana, southern Mississippi
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Heat index values could reach 110 degrees in south Louisiana Friday afternoon
Heat advisory for southeast Louisiana through Friday, 7 p.m.
Louisiana ranks 2nd among states for most gun violence
The website www.24wallst.com, has determined the states with the most gun violence. They examined 2014 firearm-related deaths data from the CDC. Also considered was violent crime rates from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's 2014 Uniform Crime ...
Louisiana Senate votes for $400 million worth of tax changes
The Louisiana Senate approved approximately $400 million in tax changes Thursday (June 16) in an effort to avoid budget cuts to hospitals, universities, prisons and schools. The revenue raised by the Senate amounts to about twice as much money as the ...
Louisiana House balking at tax exemption rollback for wealthier taxpayers
Sales tax 'cleanup' bills to be delayed by Louisiana Senate
Louisiana loses 19600 jobs over 12-month period through May
Louisiana's nonfarm employment fell by 19,600 jobs for the 12 months ending in May, as the state lost ground in seven of 11 economic sectors, with the biggest hit once again to the oil and gas industry. The 1 percent decline dropped Louisiana to 1,979 ...
Louisiana to host 'Super Bowl' of tourism industry events Sunday through Wednesday
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“There's no better time than not to put our best foot forward and promote tourism to fill those hotels, the restaurants and shops where the economy along the coast of Louisiana from the oil industry,” said Nungesser. “No better time than now to step up ...
Louisiana firm receives Mississippi aquarium contract
(AP) — The Gulfport Redevelopment Commission plans to hire a Baton Rouge, Louisiana, firm to market The Mississippi Aquarium, slated to for a downtown space across from Jones Park. Commission Chairwoman Carole Lynn Meadows tells The Sun ...