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alexanderRepublican Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Democrrat US Senator Mary Landrieu expressed sorrow on the announcement that Congressman Rodney Alexander would not run for re-election for U.S. Congress next year.

BATON-ROUGE-SKYToday, Baton Rouge was ranked number one inBusiness Facilities’list of the Top 10 Metro Areas for Economic Growth Potential. Louisiana's business climate was also ranked number four in the nation for 2013 – the highest-ever ranking for the state byBusiness Facilities. Last year, Louisiana was the top-ranked state in Economic Growth Potential byBusiness Facilities.

Health reformThe Affordable Care Act or Obamacare is around the corner, assuming the republicans are not successful in defunding it.  One Senator, Ted Cruz of Texas is taking the lead in attempting to defunding the law. So, what are the new rules for businesses and for individuals?

jindal-landrieuLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu issued the following statements on the passing of Lindy Boggs, former Congresswoman of Louisiana.

fireWhat do Louisiana politicos talk about when during the dog days of boredom, when the legislature is not in session no “hot election” is taking place this year and race relations have been rocked due to a high-profile, explosive made-for TV trial?

BATON-ROUGE-SKYToday's Louisiana business news: Idea village kicks off another big season, Terrebonne Economic Development does China, and CF Industries gets a permit.  Also, don't forget the incredible Hispanic convention in New Orleans.

roberts CJThe Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a key enforcement part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the map that determines which states must get federal permission before they change their voting laws.

garadolfiniThe Bayoubuzz trending news: James Gandolfini, Vince Flynn, TWA Flight 800 and Paula Deen

state-policeGood and bad news from the Louisiana State Police regarding the explosion at the Williams Olefins facility in Ascension Parish.