After granting their struggling retail tenants leeway with rent payments for much of 2020, Baton Rouge landlords have largely decided it’s time to drop the hammer.
Louisiana’s corporate tax structure—characterized by high rates and partially offsetting incentives—generally favors new businesses, leaving all mature operations except labor-intensive manufacturers with above-average tax burdens.
2021 Influential Women in Business: Paula P. Davis is a state Representative for House District 69 as well as a commercial real estate agent.
2021 Influential Women in Business: Yolanda J. Dixon, secretary of the Louisiana Senate, first began working in the state senate in 1988.
2021 Influential Women in Business: Vanessa Graham launched her own financial management firm, providing services to small and mid-sized businesses.
2021 Influential Women in Business: Susanne Hall, after working with Tabasco, began her 25-year career with Coca-Cola in 1996.
2021 Influential Women in Business: Stephanie Manson has spent 23 years at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, including nearly three years as COO.
If Louisiana hopes to actually compete in an economy powered by knowledge and innovation then it needs to end its resource curse.
The death of Henry Bingham Jr., who defied the odds by keeping Our Hardware operating, leaves a hole in the world that is the Perkins Road Overpass.
The police civil service board is stacked with union representatives and either needs to go or be reformed as it undermines the authority of the police chief.