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Audit: More than 17,600 Medicaid recipients did not qualify for coverage

A third audit of the Louisiana Department of Health’s Medicaid expansion program has found more than 17,600 current recipients may not have qualified for coverage based on issues with the department’s eligibility determination process. The...
LSU Huey Long Field House

LSU awards contract for Huey P. Long Field House renovation

A joint venture of two Baton Rouge firms—Remson | Haley | Herpin Architects and Tipton Associates—has been awarded a contract by LSU to develop a plan for renovating and expanding the historic Huey P....
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge officials consider uses for empty space at former Woman’s Hospital site

As part of an ongoing effort to increase the efficiency of city-parish government, local officials are meeting this morning with their architect, Jim Frey, to figure out how best to utilize more than 100,000...

EBRSO monitors Nextdoor app, but call if you need help

Even though deputies with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office are now gleaning information shared with them through the Nextdoor app, Baton Rouge area residents still need to install a surveillance camera ahead of...
Sharon Weston Broome Baton Rouge Mayor

Broome releases Open Data report

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome released a report this afternoon outlined this year’s progress with the city’s Open Data Policy and listed planned efforts for next year. Among the highlights: The Open Data BR website had...

Green Light Plan has 11 roads to finish

While the vast majority—73%—of the road projects in the Green Light Plan have been completed since 2005, there are 11 roads on the list, with some including multiple project phases, that are still unfinished....

Breck’s Bistro closes after five years in business

Breck’s Bistro on Burbank Drive has closed, owner Breck Mapp says. The restaurant and pasta bar, which opened in 2013 at the Campus View shopping center near LSU, did not generate enough traffic, Mapp says,...

A Louisiana constitutional convention primer

I had but two goals while writing this column: To provide a better understanding of...

JR Ball: A Christmas wish list for Baton Rouge

With the arrival of the gift that keeps on giving—my annual property tax bill—the Christmas...

Riegel: A silver lining among the storm clouds of climate change

As has been well documented by now, the Trump administration released one of the most...

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If an Army Corps of Engineers plan to deepen the Mississippi River channel to Baton Rouge moves forward, as appears likely, a variety of industries along the river will undoubtedly benefit. The goal of the $237.7 million project is to increase channel depths to 50 feet, up from 45...

Nominations for 2019 Influential Women in Business

Nominations will be accepted for Business Report‘s 2019 Influential Women in Business beginning Jan. 8, 2019. The awards annually honor professional women in the Capital Region...
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Get details about awards and tickets to all of Business Report’s 2019 events

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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