Business news for today: New chemical production in St. Charles Parish, NOLA Christmas, Fat City Fest, New Orleans ranked 23rd, Art Business in DDD, more..
Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Executive Vice President Dale Plante of Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. announced the company will construct a new chemical production facility in St. Charles Parish and upgrade the plant it currently operates in Ascension Parish. The plant expansions, representing a capital investment of $66 million, will increase Momentive’s production of formaldehyde for use by nearby chemical plants in the manufacture of other products.
It’s the morning after the Republican takeover of the US Senate, and the domination of the GOP on almost all election fronts. Just as the Democrats defeated their opponents to submission in 2012, the Republicans gained seats everywhere.
The political theatrics continue during the days before Election Day.
Two statements: Is either one playing the race card? If so, which one? Or both?
The second televised debate is over.
A new Suffolk University/USA TODAY poll further collaborates what so many other prior polls have indicated to date--Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu is most likely headed into a runoff, her opponent will likely be Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy and the votes against her could catapult an opponent into a open primary victory or at worse, in the drivers' seat going into a December runoff for US Senate.
While most of the Louisiana's politicos' attention focus upon the US Senate race, there's another major election that is beginning to take shape--the Louisiana governor's race. Bobby Jindal is term limited so, theoretically, the field is wide open. We asked Bernie Pinsonat of Southern Media and Opinion Research to assess the gubernatorial field, to date:
Today's business news from around the state--Better Than Ezra Foundation, EDgear expands to Baton Rouge, Idea Village and Leslie Jacobs
With two weeks (and counting) left in the Louisiana US Senate race between Mary Landrieu, Rob Maness and Bill Cassidy, some believe the question is whether Mary Landrieu can eek out a victory in the jungle primary or worse for her, win a head-to-head battle against the most-likely opponent, Cassidy.