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Louisiana set to receive $773M in early child care funding

Louisiana is set to receive $773 million from the American Rescue Plan Act to fund early child care, but an early childhood advocate says...

SBA releases details for $28.6B Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Over the weekend, the Small Business Administration got one step closer to launching the much-anticipated $28.6 billion grant program for hard-hit food service businesses. The...

How GMFS Mortgage is quietly making an impact on Baton Rouge

The parking lot was littered with people, worn and haggard, sleep deprived and most with only the clothes on their backs. A few pop-up...

ExxonMobil, other oil giants, looking to commercialize carbon capture

Oil companies have for decades made money by extracting carbon from the ground, but now they are trying to make money putting it back. Energy...

Roundup: Louisiana sake / Formosa pushback / Vaccination milestone

Rice wine: A member of the New Orleans Commander’s Palace restaurant family is brewing Japanese rice wine from grain grown at LSU, the LSU...

Analysis: Louisiana lawmakers renew talk of TOPS disparities

Debates about Louisiana's free college tuition program known as TOPS are cyclical in the Legislature, cropping up every few years as lawmakers raise concerns...

Fed estimates fewer businesses failed during pandemic than feared

The economic toll from the COVID-19 pandemic has been tough to measure, but new estimates from the Federal Reserve suggest it wasn’t as bad...

Roundup: Capsized vessel / Construction starts / ExxonMobil

Rescue effort: Divers searching for oil industry workers on a capsized liftboat prepared to enter the overturned vessel today, a rescue effort complicated by...

Bill would expand Louisiana film tax credit program

A bill to expand and extend Louisiana's film tax credit program earned approval from a key committee Thursday as industry advocates say an eruption...

Louisiana getting creative with vaccine outreach as hesitancy persists

Brass bands playing at a 24-hour drive-thru coronavirus vaccine event. Doses delivered to commercial fishermen minutes from the docks. Pop-up immunization clinics at a...

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