News alert: CSRS, Stantec win MovEBR program management contracts

Engineering firms CSRS and Stantec were selected to manage the more than $1 billion MovEBR parish-wide road improvements program, which voters approved in an election last fall. In late February, the city issued Requests for...
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Another rocky road facing gas tax bill in Louisiana Legislature

A gas tax bill crafted by a statewide industry group, Louisiana Coalition to Fix Our Roads, and sponsored by Republican Baton Rouge Rep. Steve Carter is the latest proposed solution to the state’s aging,...

Downtown Baton Rouge library construction to finish by late October

Construction on downtown’s long-delayed River Center Branch Library is expected to finish by Oct. 30. Casey "Bubba" Cashio, building and grounds director for the city-parish, said at this morning’s Downtown Development District Board of...

Feds taking lead in OLOL embezzlement case against Funes

Any criminal charges that spring from the investigation into John Paul Funes, the former chief fundraiser for Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, will be brought by the U.S. Attorney’s office, says...

News alert: Council votes to let mosquito agency director retire

The embattled director of the parish Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control district, entomologist Todd Walker, will resign from his position effective June 8, following a termination hearing by a Metro Council that has been...

Louisiana bill would put BP funds towards highways, bridges

In yet another effort to dedicate more state funding to new highways and bridges, Rep. Tanner Magee, R-Houma, is proposing a bill that would dedicate $50 million a year in BP settlement funds to...
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Declining grades in Baton Rouge Class A office market

Last year, Baton Rouge welcomed three shiny new office buildings to the Class A market, adding more than 150,000 square feet of premium workspace. The high-tech office park @Highland opened the doors of its...

BRAC-backed bill would make it easier to redevelop adjudicated properties

A Baton Rouge Area Chamber committee tasked with enhancing Baton Rouge’s quality of place is pushing a measure in the upcoming legislative session that would make it easier to clear the title of adjudicated,...

Alford: How political dollars keep flowing during fundraising ban

There's been a lot of talk about Gov. John Bel Edwards 90-day fundraising ban during...
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Spielfogel: Aunt Becky isn’t the real college scandal

I didn’t need a “Full House” character to show me the college admissions deck is...
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JR Ball: Louisiana voters deserve taxing truth this election

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham and Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone—the two Republican’s vying to become...

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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...

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Since 1982, Baton Rouge Business Report has been instrumental in establishing and hosting unique business events that have recognized excellence and created opportunities for business...

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