Saturday, September 25, 2021

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Inflation forces homebuilders to take it slow, raise prices

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in the hottest U.S. housing market in more than a decade, new home construction...

US long-term mortgage rates up slightly; 30-year at 2.88%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term mortgage rates rose slightly this week continuing a months-long trend of little movement. They remained under 3%. Mortgage buyer Freddie...

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Dems’ $3.5 trillion spending bill ‘existential threat’...

By Casey Harper | The Center Square One of the nation’s leading economic and business groups is warning that the $3.5 trillion spending bill before Congress...

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

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...

McHugh David: Louisiana gained residents from 2010 to 2020 – can...

Louisiana actually grew, from 2010 to 2020, which was an unexpected turn of events considering the multitude of recent reports (mostly post-2015) that showed...

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...

Foster Campbell: Helping Louisiana is more important than loyalty to party

This week, Congress voted to keep the government running through the end of next year.  The legislation included $28 billion in emergency relief for...