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Defense Legislation with Louisiana priorities secured by Congressman Johnson passes through House

WASHINGTON ­­­— United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today voted in support of the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed the House of...

Transportation Symposium updates residents on road projects across region, state

By Stacey Tinsley, BIZ. Magazine The Bossier Chamber of Commerce hosted an update Wednesday, Sept. 22 on transportation and infrastructure projects from around the region...

Louisiana’s unemployment rate doesn’t paint accurate picture

By William Patrick | The Center Square A new federal jobs report shows Louisiana’s employment growth in August was negligible despite an outsized drop in the...

Unemployment increases again as debate over federal benefits continues

By Casey Harper | The Center Square New unemployment claims increased again, last week, federal data released Thursday showed. The U.S. Department of Labor reported that 351,000...

Dolores ‘Sissy’ LaVigne establishes endowment to help grow local entrepreneurs

 Dolores “Sissy” LaVigne made a major gift to BRF to establish the Dolores George LaVigne Endowment for Entrepreneurship. The BRF Board also approved a...

Louisiana’s disaster aid depends on congressional debt-ceiling fight

By William Patrick | The Center Square Federal disaster aid remains elusive because of political gamesmanship in Washington as Louisiana residents struggle through Hurricane Ida’s lasting impacts...

Kennedy, Edwards meet with Senate leadership on disaster relief for Louisiana

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards today met with Sens. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) to discuss...

Kennedy introduces legislation to make lifesaving medicine more affordable for Louisianians

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy today introduced the Seniors Saving on Insulin Act and the Vital Medication Affordability Act to help make insulin and epinephrine more...

Ochsner notes declining COVID cases across the state amid Ida recovery

By Angel Albring, BIZ. Magazine As Ochsner Health is recovering from Hurricane Ida, officials say that COVID-19 hospitalizations are down and thousands of surgeries have...

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