There are more films and TV shows in Louisiana than in any location in the world. This incredible climb has occurred in slightly over a decade since the advent of the tax incentive program.
It was Louisiana entertainment and technology meeting Google Hangout advocates on Thursday as ideas and opportunities were added to a roux of “making business” Google Hangout and Louisiana style.
Do energy companies have a responsibility to mitigate the damage caused by their drilling for oil and gas in Louisiana? That’s the issue now being litigated in the controversial levee board lawsuits now in the courts.
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by Jim Brown
Forty years ago this week, Richard Nixon became the first and only president to resign from office. Those of you too young to remember the events surrounding Watergate missed one of the most riveting episodes of American history. Nixon survived a number of bitter political fights, but he had always been able to bounce back. However, it was his own words in secret recordings that he personally authorized in the Oval Office that finally led to his downfall.
Why is Louisiana's business climate so hot, yet, we we cold-shoulder in building the future?
Recently, it was announced that Business Facilities has ranked Louisiana as No. 1 in the nation for being "business-friendly. But, according to another report just published by Akamai, the state is second to last in one of the most critical and essential components needed for for current and future economic growth--Internet speed.
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Much has been written recently about the awesome growth of the petrochemical industry in Louisiana, over the past few years.
But, there's another industry that has taken center stage. The Industry of Entertainment.
According to the Jindal Administration, today, Business Facilities magazine named Louisiana the No. 1 business climate in the U.S., the first time Louisiana has topped a national ranking of state business climates.
Today's edition of "Louisiana Shorts", focusing upon business, organizations and events, our attention goes to "Farm to Table", Smoke Free Living and Louisiana ranked 2nd worst (in the nation) ROI health:
This has been a rough few months for ed reform beauty queen John White. Super White has often been the belle of the ball around these parts, winning praise over the years from widely diverse constituencies, from liberal education reformers in New Orleans, to conservative business elite the state over. He leads a cult of young, idealistic followers at the DOE, many of which are religiously devoted to data-driven education revolution. White’s ascension to Superintendent, with massive infusions of money to swing BESE races in his favor in 2011 (including hundreds of thousands of Bloomberg money to elect pro-White BESE members, as chronological at this anti-Common Core blog) has been swift. His fall might be swifter.