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LED: AT&T to invest more than $1 billion in Louisiana

Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson highlighted the nearly $1.1 billion investment made by AT&T in Louisiana. From 2018 through 2020, AT&T invested nearly...

Stocks open higher, S&P 500 heads for a 3rd weekly gain

Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street Friday, keeping the S&P 500 on track for its third weekly gain in a row. The...

New federal COVID-19 safety rules exempt most employers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Biden administration has exempted most employers from long-awaited rules for protecting workers from the coronavirus, angering labor advocates who...

Business Highlights: Prices jump, jobless claims drop

Another jump in prices tightens the squeeze on US consumers WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers absorbed another surge in prices in May — a 0.6%...

Activists look to the future of oil pipelines following Keystone XL cancellation

By Jack Birle | The Center Square After the cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline struck a blow to the oil industry, energy jobs activists...
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Inflation spikes to highest levels since 2008 crisis

By Casey Harper | The Center Square The latest federal report suggests more troubles for the U.S. economy, even as experts hoped for a post-COVID...

Cassidy Secures $1.6 Million Investment in Bossier City to Build Economic Development Resource Center

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) has announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.6 million CARES Act...

Unemployment benefits bill passes in final hour of session

By Ryan Nelsen | LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE—In the final hour of the session Thursday, the Legislature passed a bill that could...

Roads bill gains final passage

By Adrian Dubose | LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE-- A bill that would gradually move $300 million annually to roads and bridges moved to...

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