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Campbell and Whittington call for safety barriers at spillways

The tragic drowning of a popular 15-year-old Bossier Parish boy fishing on Lake Bistineau last week highlights the need for safety barriers at spillways...

STRIKEWERX selects 24 companies to pitch solutions for B-52 training

BOSSIER CITY, La. — Twenty-four companies have been selected to help revolutionize training for B-52 pilots in Air Force Global Strike Command. STRIKEWERX, the Command’s...

Wrap Up: 2021 Legislative Session

Matthew Bennett, Adrian Dubose and Ryan Nelsen | LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE–Buoyed by billions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief aid, Louisiana...

Royal Alexander: Use Federal Infrastructure Funds for Infrastructure Only

This enormous so-called infrastructure plan targets almost two thirds of its spending to non-infrastructure projects and programs In the Congress today, there are only a...

Legislature shifts vehicle tax revenue from general spending to Louisiana roads

By David Jacobs | The Center Square The Louisiana Legislature voted Thursday to redirect most of the state sales taxes on vehicle sales from general...

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...

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

By Jack Birle | The Center Square After the cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline struck a blow to the oil industry, energy jobs activists...

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...

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...

Area Development magazine recognizes Louisiana for job creation and business investment...

Area Development magazine has recognized Louisiana for one of the nation’s best economic development performances in the past year by presenting the state with a...