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city growthNew Orleans moves up four in city growth among big cities. Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport. plummet. Metairie soars. Kenner pretty much stays pat.

According to the website WalletHub.com, Louisiana’s top growth city is New Orleans which is ranked among all cities at the 168th position .  It’s rank is based upon a “sociodemeographics” rank of 66 but a Jobs and Economy rank of 363.

Published in State of Louisiana

BAD GROWTH Louisiana’s cities are not growing as well as some of the other states over the past seven years. The fastest growing, according to Wallet Hub, is New Orleans, ranked 168th. Lake Charles 216, Metairie 266, Lafayette 396, Baton Rouge 510, Shreveport 515.

Published in New Orleans News

john bel edwards loresHow do you fill a budget gap of more than #1 billion dollars after consecutive years of combination of tax increases and budget cuts amounting to roughly $3 billion?

This is the issue plaguing Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, his staff, the Louisiana legislature and of course, the business and the citizens of the state.

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unoAccording to the just-released annual report from the University of New Orleans, the job situation in New Orleans is better, the Port of New Orleans and New Orleans area tourism is strong, deplanement is increasing yet the population growth continues to only slightly tick up.

Published in New Orleans News

landrieu politicoLet it be said: New Orleans Mitch Landrieu has angered many in New Orleans and Louisiana with his recent controversy over taking down the confederate monuments.

Published in New Orleans News

Who’s doing the research?

    Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler says she is counting on sports to revitalize the downtown area – more specifically, Cross Bayou..

Published in State of Louisiana
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beauregardAs one knows, there's plenty of news, features, events in New Orleans as the city moves into September. Today, here are news releases involving Beauregard Monument, Jim Croce, Tour du Monde de la Francophonie and good news from UNO.

Published in New Orleans News

BagnerisCampaignThe Alliance for Good Government announced its endorsement Thursday night.

According to a twitter post, the Alliance backed Michael Bagneris for Mayor of New Orleans, Helena Moreno and current City Councilman Jason Williams for the Council at Large position.

Published in New Orleans Elections

cooper landrieuAs Tropical Storm Harvey made its devastation throughtout Eastern Texas, Houston, Beaumont, Port Arthur and Lake Charles Louisiana, the memories of Hurricane Katrina became that much more vivid to many.

Published in New Orleans News

cajun busThe Cajun Navy wasted no time.  Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas Coast on a Friday.  By Sunday, hundreds of boats were on their way to Texas.  I passed a supermarket parking lot two days after the storm hit, and a large contingent of boats and trailers were lined up to head for the Lone Star State.  As this column is being written, thousands of Louisianans are offering help.  That’s what many Texans did for us here in the Bayou State exactly twelve years ago. 

Published in New Orleans News
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