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Roundup: Mega-deals / School funding / Louisiana Chemical Association

M&A: There have been 11 merger-and-acquisition deals worth $10 billion or more announced so far this year, marking one of the busiest starts to...

Med spas are on the rise, but are they safe?

When Dr. Leone Elliott opened his medical spa Healthcare Gallery and Wellness Spa in 2014, his business was one of a small handful of...

Urgent care: The new disruptor

Urgent care clinics continue to pop up throughout the Capital Region, changing the way people seek treatment for minor ailments ranging from sniffles and...

The latest on the battle to dominate cancer care

Though highly competitive, the rapidly changing field of cancer care in Baton Rouge is steeped in collaboration and competition, with a goal of enhancing...

MyStop app helping move Baton Rouge public transit into digital age

Sponsored by Capital Area Transit System A new app recently unveiled by CATS is helping bring the public transit agency into the digital age. MyStop...

Marex Services: Louisiana-based transportation management firm takes the guesswork out of the supply chain

Sponsored by Marex Services Some companies treat logistics as an unmanageable and inconsequential part of their overall project spend. Logistics as an after-thought often means...

TORCH: The Academy of Politics; Baton Rouge’s Bi-Partisan Candidate Accelerator

Sponsored by Baton Rouge Alliance for Students Action The Baton Rouge Alliance for Students Action’s unique boot camp, TORCH, provides unparalleled training for aspiring candidates...

House panel advances bill eliminating vehicle inspections in Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers advanced a bill Monday that would eliminate the state’s annual vehicle inspection sticker requirement, USA Today reports. Rep. Larry Bagley’s House Bill 344...

Gun expansion law clears Louisiana Legislature

Louisiana's law-abiding adults soon will be able to legally carry concealed handguns without permits or training after the Legislature gave final passage to a...

Baton Rouge collected more sales taxes in 2023 than the year before

    December East Baton Rouge Parish General 2% Sales and Use Tax by Deanna B. Narveson 

Tax changes businesses need to know about for 2024

As is often the case, a new year has brought with it new tax considerations. 

[Sponsored] Ratcliff Development, LLC acquires prime property In Baton Rouge for state-of-the-art warehouse development

RATCLIFF DEVELOPMENT, LLC ACQUIRES PRIME PROPERTY IN BATON ROUGE FOR STATE-OF-THE-ART WAREHOUSE DEVELOPMENT Ratcliff Development, LLC, in Alexandria, Louisiana, is pleased to announce the successful...

Inside The Seed, the new interactive STEAM-focused gallery at LASM

Last weekend, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum unveiled the first glimpse of its four-part renovation with the opening of its STEAM-focused gallery, The Seed.

Louisiana now has newfound power in D.C. Here’s what it could mean

If you perused social media platforms back in October, focusing solely on personalities who make or spend money on Louisiana politics, you would have...

Today is the deadline for Influential Women in Business nominations

Business Report is now accepting nominations for its 2024 Influential Women in Business recognition. The awards annually honor professional women in the Capital Region who have...

Baton Rouge Mardi Gras is growing 

Over the past several years, Mardi Gras festivities have been on the rise around the Capital City.  Two new parades, Mid City Gras and the...

Proactive steps for choosing the right accounting firm

Sponsored by LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors Whether you are hiring an accounting and business consulting firm for the first time or have decided it’s time...

Roundup: New Year’s Eve / New laws / Social Security 

What is open? It's just about time to celebrate New Year's Eve and say goodbye to 2023. Preparing for a midnight toast and more...
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Stories to remember from 2023: Energy transition spurs industrial expansion

One of the most remarkable business developments in recent years is the local industrial sector’s embrace, at least publicly, of the shift to a...
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Rolfe McCollister: BRAC needs bold, independent leadership

A new year means new opportunities. One such opportunity is hiring a new CEO for the Baton Rouge Area Chamber. After 15 years, Adam...