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US consumers rebound to boost spending 2.4% as income jumps

Bouncing back from months of retrenchment, America's consumers stepped up their spending by a solid 2.4% in January, the sharpest increase in seven months...

Louisiana News Briefs

By David Jacobs | The Center Square Proposed federal spending bill could be worth almost $5.2 billion for Louisiana The $1.9 trillion spending bill Congress is debating...

Louisiana’s COVID-19 vaccine share may increase by almost 40,000 doses next week

By David Jacobs | The Center Square Louisiana officials expect to receive almost 40,000 doses of a new type of COVID-19 vaccine the first week it...

Edwards’ budget proposal to include no cuts, $400 pay raise for teachers

By David Jacobs | The Center Square Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday his administration will present a budget proposal Friday that does not call...

Louisiana Bond Commission approves up to $300M in borrowing for construction

By David Jacobs | The Center Square The Louisiana State Bond Commission approved up to $300 million in borrowing Thursday for construction projects. The bonds will fund...
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GREAT RAFT BREWING LAUNCHES SUPPORT SHREVEPORT PASSPORT

After taking a hard hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, Shreveport small business owners got another punch in the gut when Winter Storm Uri rolled...

Cassidy Announces $4.1 Million Investment in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Boost Broadband Capacity...

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $4.1 million in CARES Act...

SciTEC partners with other groups, institutions to boost state’s STEM ecosystem

Louisiana Tech University’s Science and Technology Education Center (SciTEC) in the College of Education recently announced plans to establish the STEM Collective for Innovative...

ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE MARCH 20 ELECTION

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is reminding Louisianians that Saturday, February 27 is the online registration deadline for the March 20 election. This deadline...

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