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Hitting the RESET button on better Louisiana government

Though the business community scored some minor victories in the recent legislative session, re-election-facing lawmakers declined to tackle any of the really meaty issues on the business and good government groups agendas. As a result,...
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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 task, but for Dom Peré, it was just another day at...
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New Waitr rules may put restaurant deliveries on hold

Since it launched in 2013, Louisiana-based Waitr has been a game changer in the regional dining sector, with many restaurants seeing substantial new sales through the company’s delivery platform. Local diners by the thousands,...
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Where is this shrimp from? Now you’ll know.

The next time you sit down to a shrimp po-boy or some crawfish étouffée in a Louisiana restaurant, you have the right to know if the seafood you’re eating is imported. Louisiana House Bill...
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Baton Rouge companies using virtual reality to train workforce

Imagine the immense responsibility on the shoulders of an 800-ton crane operator, installing two large, 150-foot-tall reactors along with a smaller one—weighing a combined 1.1 million pounds—as part of the expansion project underway at...
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Why layoff when you can ‘upskill’ existing workforce?

Wanting to meet fast-changing business needs without wasting money and time recruiting new employees, Turner Industries is among many Baton Rouge companies focusing its training efforts on a ready pool of talent: Its own...

Why so few women in politics?

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome began her political career 30 years ago with a seat on the East Baton Rouge Metro Council, where she surprisingly found little gender disparity among her colleagues, as one of...

Is success what we are striving for?

“What is your definition of success?” I asked Mary, a college graduate sitting on the other side of my desk, dressed sharply and demonstrating professionalism that any hiring manager would be deliberately observing in...
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JR Ball: Perhaps Baton Rouge could use Batman to fight crime

Eight unrelated shootings in East Baton Rouge Parish over 10 days in late June left...
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Riegel: Louisiana’s role in the immigration debate

The immigration debate raging across the country may seem somewhat removed from us here in...
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Publisher: Gov. John Bel Edwards is no conservative

If you look up John Bel Edwards on Wikipedia, it describes the governor as a...

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As has been the case every year since 1995 but one, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana tops the annual rankings of Top 100 private companies in Baton Rouge and across the nine-parish Capital Region. Checking in right behind is Turner Industries Group LLC, which has held the...

Business Report Executive Leadership Academy taking applications for fall 2019 session

The Business Report Executive Leadership Academy is now accepting applications for the fall 2019 session. Business Report offers this customized program for advancing professionals and...

Get tickets to the Influential Women in Business Luncheon

Business Report has announced the 10 Capital Region women who will be celebrated as this year’s Influential Women in Business honorees. Those being recognized are: —Stephanie...

Register now for the 2019 Best Places to Work

Think your company is one of the best places to work in the Capital Region? Find out by registering for Business Report’s 2019 Best Places...

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