One of the major issues this Louisiana legislative session is and will be the lawsuit by a levee district against the major oil and gas industry companies. Governor Jindal has been very vocal in his opposition to the lawsuit and has supported the idea of stopping the lawsuit through the legislative process during this spring's session.
Business and organization news of the day: Entrepreneurship Week, GNOINc, Loyola University (Governors Roemer, Blanco and Edwards), LABI and lawsuit abuse and more..
The most recent pearl of wisdom from Edwin Edwards, recent poll numbers, and LABI's stance on Louisiana lawsuit reform; these are the latest news in the local political sphere.
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.