Bloomberg Business has announced that EuroChem has “shelved” its decision to build a $1.5 billion fertilizer plant in Iberville Parish because of “changes on the financial markets, namely affected access to credit resources.”
On the bloody streets of New Orleans, it has been an extremely violent first quarter of 2015, with a murder rate twice as high as in 2014.
It seems every night there are shootings and/or murders in New Orleans. These crimes are spread out over all areas of the city, not concentrated in just “high crime neighborhoods.” Therefore, no one is safe in New Orleans. With a declining police force and fewer homicide detectives, criminals are running rampant on the streets of New Orleans.
Tyler Bridges, who covered the Louisiana legislature and Governor Bobby Jindal close up for The Lens, a New Orleans publication, has just written another article for a national publication discussing the difficult environment Jindal, the legislature and Louisiana finds itself this spring.
It’s official. Sort of.
Ted Cruz has made it official. Bobby Jindal will just cruise, for now.
Despite calls by some lately for Governor Bobby Jindal to resign due to the collapse of the Louisiana budget coinciding with the governor’s intense focus upon his own presidential race-yet-to-be-declared, the governor’s main spokesperson, Timmy Teepell, appears to have extended the date for the governor to declare his intentions.
From a tax perspective, Louisiana ranks in the middle when it comes to states best and worst to be rich or to be poor.
In a new survey from WalletHub, Louisiana that considers the best and the worst, Louisiana is not on the high or the low end of any of the findings.