Baton Rouge ExxonMobil leaders push for share of $15B in low-carbon projects

Leaders of ExxonMobil’s facilities in Baton Rouge, like their colleagues worldwide, are working on road maps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the end of the year. 

Mississippi River bridge panel hears how new crossing will impact traffic patterns

The Capital Area Road and Bridge District is meeting today with plans to hear from consultants about how a potential new Mississippi River
economic economy

Seeking economic diversification

Though the industrial sector will continue powering the Capital Region economy, there are promising opportunities in the health care and research technology markets.

Mary Bird Perkins transitioning to new CEO with Todd Stevens stepping away

Longtime Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center CEO Todd Stevens will step down to be replaced by the current COO in January, officials announced today. 
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Foodies finding more diverse options

From expanding cuisine choices to how we ‘dine out,’ there are some major shifts in the Baton Rouge dining market.

BREC earns national award for parks and recreation services 

Baton Rouge’s parks and recreation agency, BREC, has been named one of the top parks systems in the U.S. by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. 

Belle of Baton Rouge’s move inland gains approval from gaming board

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board today approved plans to move the Belle of Baton Rouge’s gambling operations into the casino’s atrium and reopen the Belle’s hotel. 

JR Ball: Getting the cool kids to eat at the Baton Rouge table

Help Wanted: Seeking young professionals and the creative class to make Baton Rouge the place where they live, work and play.

McCollister: It’s time for Baton Rouge to come ALIVE

Symbolic of Baton Rouge not capitalizing on opportunities to embrace the future is the rejection of the downtown ALIVE project.

Capital Assets

NAVIGATING THE NEW NORMAL

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Seeking economic diversification

Though the industrial sector will continue powering the Capital Region economy, there are promising opportunities in the health care and research technology markets.

Foodies finding more diverse options

From expanding cuisine choices to how we ‘dine out,’ there are some major shifts in the Baton Rouge dining market.

Dawn of a new day

Whether it’s a push for renewable energy or net-zero emissions, experts are confident Louisiana’s petrochemical sector will evolve, adapt and thrive.