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U.S. durable goods orders rise 2.3% in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose for the 12th time in the last 13 months in May, pulled...

US jobless claims tick down to 411,000 as economy heals

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped last week, a sign that layoffs declined and the job market is...

US economy up 6.4% in Q1 with stronger future gains expected

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.4% rate in the first three months of this year, setting the stage for...

Senators push $953B infrastructure plan, raise hope for deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is seeking President Joe Biden’s support for a $953 billion infrastructure plan, raising hopes for a...

Business Highlights: Big Tech legislation, mortgage overseer

House panel pushes legislation targeting Big Tech’s power WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel is pushing ahead with ambitious legislation that could curb the market...

Edwards signs legislation enabling sports betting in Louisiana

By Ted O'Neil | The Center Square Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards this week signed legislation allowing sports betting after voters in 55 of the...
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Louisiana removes PAC limits for candidates

By Ted O'Neil | The Center Square Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Tuesday signed a law removing a cap on how much money candidates...

Johnson highlights key Barksdale and Fort Polk initiatives at hearing with top Pentagon officials

https://youtu.be/KZQVu_oT6-Q United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) Wednesday discussed a range of issues of major significance to Barksdale Air Force Base and Fort Polk with...

Number of employed in Louisiana continues to rise in COVID-19 recovery

Preliminary data for May 2021 released today by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted number of employed individuals...

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