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Driver shortage causing hiccups in Baton Rouge garbage pickup

A shortage of garbage truck drivers across the country and a spike in local driver resignations is to blame, says Republic Services General Manager...

ICYMI: Top stories from ‘Daily Report’ this week

Key stories you may have missed:   • Controversy brewing on the Spanish Town Airbnb battlefront • Baton Rouge is shutout on New Markets Tax...

Roundup: Shell production begins / Blight fight seminar / More planes grounded

There she goes: Shell Oil Co. says production has begun ahead of schedule at its Appomattox platform in the deep waters of the Gulf...

Louisiana beats Texas, Arkansas for $150M refinery expansion

The Delek US refinery in Krotz Springs announced this week plans to spend $150 million on expansion projects over the next five years. Delek US...

Study shows women are more productive in warmer offices

Women have a new weapon when making their case against the chilly office conditions many experience each summer. A new study shows women tend...

Entergy has Louisiana’s highest-paid public company CEO

Louisiana’s highest-paid public company executive is 58-year-old Leo Denault, the chairman and CEO of Entergy who earned $9.3 million last year, according to the...

Some see potential in a Florida Boulevard rebirth

While Florida Boulevard faces considerable challenges, including vacant and blighted properties, below-market lease rates, unfavorable demographics, and outdated zoning codes that stymie smart growth...

‘LaPolitics:’ Baton Rouge-area BESE seat opens up

BESE board member Kathy Edmonston, R-Gonzales, announced this week she will not be seeking re-election to her Sixth District seat this fall, deciding to...

Baton Rouge auto dealers returning to post-flood normal

While the first few months of 2019 were not looking good for the national auto industry, sales seem to be picking up for auto...

This is the best job market for new graduates in decades

The college class of 2019 is graduating into one of the best job markets in decades as a soon-to-be record economic expansion lowers unemployment,...

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