National leaders praise Jindal

National leaders praise Jindal

Gov. Bobby Jindal is creating jobs and changing the reputation of Louisiana, establishing it as a state where businesses want to be. Leaders are taking note of his accomplishments.
  Roemer's lonely road

Roemer's lonely road

The emergence of Donald Trump as a celebrity Republican presidential candidate has swamped former Gov. Buddy Roemer's presidential race plans.
  An education in revolution

An education in revolution

History tells us that revolutions typically are ignited by a seemingly innocuous act. A cost-saving recommendation—eliminating direct bus routes for students enrolled in gifted and magnet programs—may be the moment public education in East Baton Rouge Parish was forever changed.
  Former Pizza Hut sells

Former Pizza Hut sells

A 1,829-square-foot former Pizza Hut at 4763 Airline Hwy. sold for $140,000, or about $76.50 per square foot, in a deal that closed May 4. Scot Guidry with Mike Falgoust and Associates brokered the transaction.
 

StartUp

May 17, 2011 issue
  The business of disaster

The business of disaster

From floods and hurricanes to oil spills and earthquakes, Louisiana is converting experience with emergency preparedness and response into global economic opportunities.
  Degrees of separation

Degrees of separation

The Board of Regents' recent cuts don't run nearly as deep as originally believed, affecting only those academic programs with little or no student demand over the past three years.
  A canal runs through it

A canal runs through it

An Army Corps of Engineers ultimatum and a 2010 law forbidding the expropriation of mitigation land threaten the Comite diversion project.
  Corporate scheming

Corporate scheming

One of the nation's largest health insurers owes Louisiana and two other states $180 million, and could face a criminal investigation, for a decade-old scam to get rid of unprofitable HMOs.
 

The cost of democracy

Because special legislative and local tax elections are occurring with greater frequency, the state is spending more money on a basic function of government.
  The Amedisys way

The Amedisys way

Medicare could save $30 billion over the next 10 years by expanding access to home health companies to care for the oldest and sickest patients.
  Slick and tired

Slick and tired

Hundreds of coastal residents who were exposed to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill or participated in the cleanup effort now are experiencing health issues.
 

Letters

May 17, 2011 issue
 

Your Business

May 17, 2011 issue
 

Permits

May 17, 2011 issue
 

Moving Up

May 17, 2011 issue
  Entrepreneur: Sean Reilly

Entrepreneur: Sean Reilly

May 17, 2011 issue
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