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Jazz Fest Kicks Off Friday; Connick, Aaron Neville On Tap

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off its first weekend Friday with performances by native sons Harry Connick,...

Trump Proposing 'Biggest Tax Cut' In U.S. History

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing "the biggest tax cut" ever, even as the government struggles with mounting debt, in an effort...

Gardere Selected As Executive Director Of The Data Center

NEW ORLEANS – The Data Center announced today the appointment of Lamar M. Gardere to the role of executive director effective June 12.          The...

New Orleans Takes Down 1st Of 4 Confederate Statues, Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to...

Smaller Tax: Estimates For Edwards’ Business Tax Plan Plunge

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Changes that Gov. John Bel Edwards made to his business tax plan in hopes of lessening criticism cut in half...

7 Years After BP Disaster, LA Gov. Edwards Declares State Emergency, Ocean Conservancy Issues Statement About The Future

BATON ROUGE (AP) — On the eve of the seven-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and BP oil spill, taking the lives of...

Bourbon Street Overhaul Begins Next Week, To Last Through Dec.

NEW ORLEANS – Bourbon street revelers will be in for some new stumbling blocks when city officials start what is being called “the most...

5 Things To Know About Tax Day: Refunds Are Up, Audits Down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday is Tax Day, that dreaded day when millions of procrastinators rush to fulfill their civic duty by filing state and...

Cash Crunch Has Louisiana Parks Seeking Money-Raising Ideas

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana's state parks and historic sites don't draw enough visitors or deep-pocketed donors to stay afloat without state subsidies, and...

10th Annual ACG Louisiana Award Winners Announced, Saints Owner Tom Benson To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

NEW ORLEANS – ACG Louisiana (the Louisiana Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth) announced the award winners for the 10th Annual ACG Louisiana...

No Rehearing In Suit Alleging Oil Industry Coastal Damage – Grow Louisiana Coalition Responds

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court Wednesday dealt another defeat to a Louisiana flood board's effort to make oil and gas companies...

700,000+ Attend 4-Day French Quarter Festival Presented By Chevron

NEW ORLEANS – French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) released outcomes for the 34th annual French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron and found this year's...

$1.6B In Federal Flood Aid Now Available To Louisiana

BATON ROUGE (AP) — After months of working through the federal bureaucracy, Louisiana has access to the $1.6 billion in federal aid earmarked by...

Louisiana Lawmakers Open New Session Today With Old Financial Woes

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana's finances again will be front and center as lawmakers return to Baton Rouge on Monday for a two-month regular...

Aaron Neville Makes His French Quarter Festival Debut, Kicks Off 4-Day, $190M Festival

NEW ORLEANS – The 34th Annual French Quarter Festival (FQF) presented by Chevron kicked off yesterday, Locals’ Lagniappe Day, April 6, with Aaron Neville who...

Southern Living Names New Orleans One Of The ‘South’s Best Cities’

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans continues to garner attention as Southern Living releases its first annual “South’s Best” awards, naming New Orleans one of...

U.S. Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Chairman Salazar Guest Of Honor At Today’s HCCL, Chevron Town Hall Roundtable Meeting, Luncheon

NEW ORLEANS – The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana (HCCL) is hosting the 2017 Town Hall Roundtable Meeting and Luncheon today, Wednesday, April...

Louisiana Mulling Gas Tax Hike Amid Traffic Woes, Backlog

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana's multibillion-dollar road and bridge work backlog, highways riddled with potholes and the crippling traffic around the state's capital city...

$1.2B In LA Flood Recovery Spending Plans Approved

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana has received federal approval for its plans to spend $1.2 billion in flood recovery aid allocated by Congress, a...

Jazz Fest For Capitalists: Burkenroad Reports’ 21st Annual Investment Conference

NEW ORLEANS – The 21st Annual Burkenroad Investment Conference takes place Friday, April 28, at The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal St., from...

NOEW Breaks Attendance Record, Awards $482,975 To Entrepreneurs

NEW ORLEANS – Today, The Idea Village announced that the 9th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), presented by IBERIABANK, was the largest in...

When Will Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty, Dave Matthews Perform? Jazz Fest ‘Cubes’ Released

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest presented by Shell will run from April 28 - May 7, and the state-by-stage...

Dave & Buster's To Bring 250 Jobs To New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its first Louisiana location in downtown New Orleans in May and is looking to...

London Calling: As British Airways Begins New Orleans Service, GNO, Inc. Plans June International Summit

NEW ORLEANS – British Airways service between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and London Heathrow begins today, as flights begin to take off...

SmartAsset: New Orleans #1 In U.S. For Tech Growth, #5 For Women In Tech

NEW ORLEANS – Financial website SmartAsset reports New Orleans ranks No. 1 for growth in technology jobs in the nation, and No. 5 for...

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