LABI conference held today; Louisiana export news; DANOS builds in Port of Iberia; and more. These are the latest Louisiana business news...
It's January 6 and it is business and politics as unusual.
For many, today marks the beginning of the first full week of work for the year of 2014. It also represents the first full week of politics, especially here in Louisiana.
The Louisiana political news stories for December 18, 2003: Speaker Kleckley, Louisiana legislature, Democrats's Christmas cheer, LABI serves Krauthammer, Forward New Orleans's election time and the GOP's daily blast:
In June of 2012, Gov. Bobby Jindal signed into law Acts 754 and 779, both of which were designed to curtail the so-called legacy lawsuits and thereby curbing landowners’ rights to hold oil companies responsible for damages to private property where they had drilled.
How does an incoming leader take charge of a statewide powerful business organization following the very successful years performed by the predecessor?
Stephen Waguespack has some mighty big shoes to fill.
Bitter at Vitter
Some members of the U.S. Senate – Democrats and Republicans – are bitter at Vitter, and the situation could get nasty.
“The moving finger writes and having writ moves on, nor all thy piety nor wit can lure it back to cancel half a line, nor all thy tears wash out a word of it,” wrote Omar Khayyam, in “The Rubaiyat,” as translated by Edward J. Fitzgerald.
My personal congratulations to Stephen Waguespack, who has been picked to head the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry replacing the retiring Dan Juneau.
The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) is passing the gavel, once again.