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Global supply chain disruptions impacting local businesses

While many sectors of the economy have bounced back since the worst of the pandemic, problems caused by COVID-19 are continuing to disrupt global supply chains and local businesses are feeling the effects.

US weekly jobless claims plunge to lowest level since pandemic began

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to 576,000, a post-COVID-19 low and a hopeful sign that layoffs are easing...

Current customers help Moxey raise $400,000 via crowdfunding: Investment opportunity now open to the...

Potential investors only have a few more days to take advantage—this round is scheduled to end April 30. [Sponsored by Moxey]

Louisiana sees drop in weekly initial unemployment claims

Last week, there were 582 fewer initial unemployment claims filed in Louisiana compared to the week before, according to recent figures from the Louisiana...

Financial experts predicting biggest US economic boom since 1946

America’s financial titans are coming to a consensus: We are on the early edge of the biggest economic boom since World War II, with...

Groups to gather at state Capitol in support of a Southern Green New Deal

Representatives from local environmental and social justice organizations will gather on the steps of the state Capitol today to promote their vision of a...

US weekly jobless claims rise as virus continues to force layoffs

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more...

Biden infrastructure plan offers hope for Baton Rouge-NOLA commuter rail

Local economic development leaders are applauding the inclusion of $80 billion in President Biden’s proposed $2 trillion infrastructure package to expand passenger rail service...

Louisiana Survey: One-third of adults don’t want vaccine

Louisiana residents have mixed opinions on the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, and one-third of adults do not want to receive the COVID-19...

US weekly jobless claims rise as virus continues to force layoffs

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 61,000 last week to 719,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even...

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