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Analysis: Parishes with Industrial Tax Exemptions Received More Property Tax

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Analysis of the state’s Industrial Tax Exemption Program by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor reveals parishes with the highest...

LSU Economist Predicts Louisiana Cities Will Add Jobs

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — A Louisiana Economic Forecast unveiled Tuesday shows all of the state's metro areas are expected to add jobs...

Federal Government Approves $600M Grant for La. Hurricane Recovery

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Louisiana is moving forward with processing thousands of applications for funds to repair damages from Hurricanes Laura and...

Tentative Deal Reached to Avoid National Rail Strike

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) – The freight railroad industry reached a tentative deal with rail worker unions Thursday morning to avoid a national...

Louisiana Bond Commission Delays Funding Over City’s Abortion Stance

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — The Louisiana State Bond Commission on Thursday voted for the second consecutive month to delay approval of funding...

Officials: Offshore Wind Won’t Hinder Other Industries

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries' Shrimp Task Force meeting Wednesday featured an update on federal proposals...
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Report: Houses in Baton Rouge, New Orleans Among Least Overpriced

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — A recent study by Florida Atlantic and Florida International universities shows Louisiana metro areas of Baton Rouge and...

Louisiana Bill Mandates Road Usage Fees For Hybrid, Electric Vehicles

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — A bill that would assess a road usage fee on hybrid and electric vehicles in Louisiana is now...

Op-Ed: Don’t Let Congress Get in the Way of Online Privacy

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Finding areas of policy agreement is difficult in today’s polarized political climate. Protecting online privacy is an exception,...

Senate Committee Passes Bill to Reduce Costs of Expungements

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Legislation to reform the expungement process in Louisiana gained approval from a Senate Judiciary Committee this week. Committee members...

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