Gov. John Bel Edwards and Amtrak Chief Executive Officer Stephen Gardner joined other officials to sign a service development agreement that will advance the return of intercity passenger rail service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
The Baton Rouge metro area could gain 11,500 jobs next year and 13,000 in 2025, according to the latest version of the Louisiana Economic Forecast led by economist Loren Scott, which would represent local employment growth of 2.7% and 3%, respectively.
Woman’s Hospital will open Louisiana’s first inpatient mental health unit dedicated to serving pregnant and postpartum women, hospital officials announced this morning.
The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry says the state’s personal income tax should be phased out.
Ochsner Health and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will partner to create the Ochsner MD Anderson Cancer Center in south Louisiana, the companies announced today.
Baton Rouge-based accounting firm Postlethwaite & Netterville is being acquired by global business advisory firm EisnerAmper, the companies announced today.
Former transportation secretary Shawn Wilson is officially joining the race to replace term-limited Gov. John Bel Edwards.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Indianapolis-based Elevance Health Inc., the companies announced...
Social media is full of before and after photos of people claiming that the acne drug isotretinoin, or Accutane, gave them a free nose...
The construction sector, responsible for most of the Capital Region’s recent job losses, is poised for a big comeback next year, according to the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.
In a significant shake-up of her administration, Mayor Sharon Weston Broome today announced that former Louisiana National Guard leader Maj. Gen. Glenn Curtis will replace Darryl Gissel as the city’s chief administrative officer.
Economist Loren Scott projects the Baton Rouge metro area will add about 4,500 jobs next year and 7,900 in 2024.
Building Hope, the nonprofit organization behind charter school Kenilworth Science and Technology School,
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center plans to build the main building of its reported $100 million Our Lady of the Lake...
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University today announced it has received a $1 million monetary gift from the FMOL Sisters
Shell USA is donating $27.5 million to LSU to create the LSU Institute for Energy Innovation and support the construction of the previously announced Our Lady of the Lake Interdisciplinary Science Building, the school announced at an event today.
News alert: Gov. Edwards asked to appear before legislative committee investigating Ronald Greene incident
What did Gov. John Bel Edwards know about the deadly 2019 arrest of Ronald Greene by Louisiana State Police and when did he know it?
A judge has ruled that the incorporation of St. George is “unreasonable” under state law.
Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health and Children’s Hospital New Orleans, part of the LCMC Health system, have signed a non-binding letter of intent to explore opportunities to collaborate.
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber today released its new five-year strategic plan, Bring It! Baton Rouge, which focuses on growing the region’s talent pipeline, diversifying the economy, increasing inclusivity and enhancing the area’s livability to help attract and retain people.