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Proposed city-parish ordinance would require St. George to pay pension debt

The East Baton Rouge City-Parish Retirement System wants to amend an existing ordinance to require the proposed city of St. George pay off its...

Louisiana named No. 1 loser of construction jobs in US over past year

The Louisiana construction industry took a hit over the past 12 months, losing more jobs, both in total number and by percentage, than any...

ICYMI: Top stories from ‘Daily Report’ this week 

Key stories you may have missed:   • The Capital Region’s Top 100 private companies list is revealed  • Some area restaurants boycotting Waitr this week over...

Hurricane Barry caused up to $900M in property damage

Hurricane Barry might have caused as much as $900 million in property damage in Louisiana, according to an estimate from analytics firm CoreLogic. Hurricane Barry...

Baton Rouge metro wages are 13% lower than national averages

Workers in the Baton Rouge metro area had an average hourly wage of $21.73 in May 2018, according to data from the Bureau of...

Dom Peré stays true to his roots

Delivering millions of dollars worth of disaster recovery cargo to the most remote, typhoon-ravaged islands of Micronesia might sound like a swashbuckling, Treasure Island-esque...

Roundup: Newspaper companies merge / Louisiana Arts Summit / Local makes national team 

Major merger: USA Today publisher Gannett Co. is nearing a deal to combine with rival GateHouse Media, a move that would join the nation’s...

AT&T Louisiana union workers OK strike if negotiations aren’t reached

If contract negotiations fall through, union members working for AT&T Southeast have voted to go on strike in Louisiana and eight other states, according...

Baton Rouge casino revenues down for 22nd consecutive month

It was another month of losing hands for Baton Rouge’s three riverboat casinos, with June seeing monthly year-over-year revenue losses for the 22nd consecutive...

Construction begins on Smalls Sliders, aiming for August opening

Construction is underway on Smalls Sliders, the fast-casual restaurant by Walk-On’s co-owners Brandon Landry and Drew Brees that’s expected to open sometime next month.  Work...

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