Saturday, November 25, 2017

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After GOP rebuffs, Edwards to issue emergency Medicaid deals

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards intends to sidestep lawmakers to enact $15.4 billion in Medicaid managed-care deals using an emergency...

Poland signs deal to buy US liquefied gas over 5 years

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's state-owned gas company says it has signed a five-year deal to buy liquefied natural gas from the U.S. as...

2 Carnival ships to swap Galveston, New Orleans home ports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carnival Cruise Line plans to swap ships between Galveston and New Orleans to increase both ports' capacity for short-term cruises...

What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

NEW YORK (AP) — "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and...

After US pushback, AT&T prepares to fight for Time Warner

NEW YORK (AP) — Seeing an attempt to block its buyout out of Time Warner as a "radical" departure by the U.S. government, AT&T...

Audit: Nursing home payments up, but not patient numbers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's payments to private nursing homes for taking care of Medicaid patients have risen substantially over the last decade,...

Louisiana’s jobless rate keeps falling, but payrolls shrink

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Unemployment fell for the sixth straight month in Louisiana, but payrolls moved in the wrong direction in October. The jobless rate...

No changes planned for Louisiana Medicaid deal extensions

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Despite pushback from Louisiana House Republicans, Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration isn't making any changes to contract extensions sought...

Louisiana-based bank to open headquarters in Alabama

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Louisiana-based IberiaBank is creating a regional headquarters in Hoover, Alabama, that will eventually house more than 450 employees. The Advocate reports...
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