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Bobby Jindal defends decision to defund Planned Parenthood after abortion business sues

Saturday, 29 August 2015 04:50 Written by
LikeTweet+1 (The Daily Signal) Planned Parenthood announced it will sue Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal for terminating its Medicaid contract with the state. “Planned Parenthood is flailing,” said Mike Reed, Jindal’s communications director, in a statement to The Daily Signal. “This lawsuit is without merit and the state will aggressively defend our right to cancel the contract.” The lawsuit is the latest in a series of efforts Planned Parenthood has made to exonerate itself following allegations…
LA County To Cap Ticket Sales, Require Anti-Drug Messaging At Electronic Music Events
Friday, 28 August 2015 23:47 Written by
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An effort by Los Angeles County officials to make electronic music festivals at county facilities safer is forcing one of the biggest concert promoters in the U.S. to change how they do business. Live Nation has cancelled an event scheduled for Sept. 10 at the Fairplex in Pomona and agreed to “significant conditions to address health and safety concerns” at a second two-day event scheduled for Oct. 31 – Nov. 1,…
4 Harsh Marketing Lessons From 4 Small-Business Owners
Friday, 28 August 2015 23:37 Written by
Made a big mistake? Screwed up? Lost money on your marketing? Welcome to my world. This is what it’s like to run a small business. We don’t have the time or the resources to carefully think through everything. So we do a lot of things by our gut. Sometimes things turn out OK. Sometimes, well -- it's not so good, especially when it comes to marketing. But don’t worry. You’re not alone. I hand-picked four…
NLRB ruling on third-party employers could be a game changer for unions
Friday, 28 August 2015 20:56 Written by
Unions and other labor advocates are brainstorming strategies in the wake of a National Labor Relations Board ruling that could strengthen the hand of those at the lowest level of key industries including warehousing, construction, fast food and home healthcare. The NLRB said Thursday that a Silicon Valley recycling center was a "joint employer" along with the staffing agency that provided the center's workers. The ruling determined that companies using workers hired by another business,…
Hurricane Katrina 10 Year Anniversary: 2 New Orleans Family Business Updates
Friday, 28 August 2015 16:45 Written by
It's been ten years since Hurricane Katrina barreled down on New Orleans, breaking the levee systems, flooding the city, killing over 1,800 people and leaving everyone else in a major state of devastation that has taken every moment of the past decade to re-build, person by person, home by home, business by business. The 10 year anniversary this month marks a milestone for looking back... and still looking ahead; as the city hasn't completely repaired…
Bell Helicopter Completes Lafayette, Louisiana, Aircraft Assembly Center
Friday, 28 August 2015 15:26 Written by
Bell Helicopter completed the company’s Lafayette Aircraft Assembly Center, where the company plans to begin commercial production of the new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X aircraft in 2016. The new 82,300-square-foot assembly center is located at the Lafayette Regional Airport in Louisiana. Production will follow final certification of the assembly center and aircraft by the Federal Aviation Administration and other regulators. Employment at the Lafayette Assembly Center will ramp up from approximately 40 positions in…
Louisiana's $50 Billion Plan to Rebuild the Coast
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:35 Written by
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State warns seniors to watch for unlicensed dental insurer
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:08 Written by
The Louisiana Department of Insurance is warning senior citizens to watch out for a company called Dental2U that is selling dental insurance without a license. “We are issuing a warning to seniors because we have learned this unlicensed company is targeting residents of nursing home facilities in south Louisiana, specifically in the Greater New Orleans, Baton Rouge and northshore areas, and may be reaching out to potential targets in other parts of the state as…
Cox Conserves Heroes names Louisiana finalists; LSU grads make Hinge most eligible list: Weekly Business Bulletin
Friday, 28 August 2015 10:49 Written by
Here's your weekly round-up of appointments, announcements and awards that happened in Baton Rouge for the week ending Aug. 28, 2015. Cox Conserves Heroes names Louisiana finalists Patrick Armstrong, Gretchen Vanicor and Chip Vosburg have been selected as finalists for Louisiana's 2015 Cox Conserves Heroes program, by Cox Communications and the Trust for Public Land. The public may cast votes now through September 14 at CoxConservesHeroes.com. A total of $20,000 will be donated to local…
Albemarle's Lithium Business Receives 2015 National Mining Society Award For Lithium Operations In Chile
Friday, 28 August 2015 08:28 Written by
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