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US Treasury to seek another $200 billion for PPP

Treasury Department officials are preparing to ask Congress to swiftly commit another $200 billion to replenish a new small business coronavirus program that’s being...

Entergy Louisiana launches effort to feed hospital workers, nonprofits  

Entergy Louisiana today launched Fueling the Fight in the Capital Region, an initiative to provide up to $290,000 in relief funds for those affected...

Louisiana Department of Insurance issues new rules for insurers  

Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon yesterday issued an emergency rule that aims to streamline COVID-19 testing and prescription procedures for health insurance providers...

Edwards closes bars, casinos, movie theaters and severely limits restaurants to slow coronavirus spread 

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards took additional measures to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus in Louisiana, further limiting the size of gatherings...

Gov. Edwards closes schools, halts large gatherings 

Gov. John Bel Edwards today signed a proclamation that among other actions immediately halts any gathering of more than 250 people until Monday, April...

LSU to move classes online starting March 30 

In light of recent developments regarding the novel coronavirus outbreak, and in an effort to help contain its spread, LSU today announced plans to...

News alert: Louisiana sees first presumed case of coronavirus

A Jefferson Parish resident is presumed to have Louisiana’s first positive case of COVID-19, commonly referred to as coronavirus, and is being hospitalized in...

News alert: ExxonMobil fire emitted more chemicals than first thought; neighborhoods not endangered

The fire that erupted last week at ExxonMobil’s north Baton Rouge refinery emitted thousands of pounds of sulfuric acid and flammable vapor—much more than...

News alert: More Bridge Center lease details

Daily Report has obtained a copy of the five-year lease agreement between Recovery Innovations Inc., the private company that will operate the Bridge Center...
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Business First Bancshares acquires Houma-based Pedestal Bank 

Baton Rouge-based Business First Bancshares, the holding company for b1BANK, and Pedestal Bancshares today jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which...

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