The Times-Picayune | NOLA.com today announced it is endorsing former Louisiana Association of Business and Industry President Stephen Waguespack for governor.
Republican U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy is backing a new effort to raise the federal minimum wage even as the Louisiana Legislature back home has rejected attempts to increase hourly pay on a state level year after year, USA Today Network reports.
If you read this column last week, you already know U.S. Sen. John Kennedy has a new affiliated political action committee called Common Sense for America that will engage in a handful of Louisiana elections this fall.
If last week’s televised gubernatorial forum left you wanting more from the candidates, then you’ll want to be in front of a television or a screen later tonight.
A large donor to the Republican Party of Louisiana and to GOP Attorney General candidate Elizabeth Murrill played a pivotal role in the U.S....
LA23, the new strategic plan the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry released today, restates many of the goals that business advocates have lobbied...
The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry says the state’s personal income tax should be phased out.
Six of the seven major candidates for Louisiana governor presented their ideas to keep LSU competitive as the state’s flagship university at a forum held Wednesday evening at the university’s Student Union.
The East Baton Rouge Metro Council later this month will consider granting a property tax exemption to ExxonMobil estimated to be worth about $8.6 million over 10 years.
What’s next for John Kennedy? After capturing a few news cycles this year and last for thinking about and then not running for governor, U.S....
The next governor of Louisiana will almost immediately be forced to deal with the loss of $500 million in state revenue when the temporary .45-cent sales tax expires in 2025
LaPolitics: The temporary state sales tax structure is something your organization has been warning folks about. Pelican recently called it the "next fiscal cliff."...
Three organizations that reside inside the beating heart of commerce in the Bayou State—the Committee of 100; Louisiana Association of Business and Industry; and Louisiana Economic Development—will all have new leadership installed over the next five months.
Kiran Chawla, publisher of online news site Unfiltered with Kiran, has sued East Baton Rouge city-parish government and Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul,...
Reducing crime, retaining tax credits for film productions and legalizing marijuana are ways Louisiana’s gubernatorial candidates say the state could boost its tourism industry.
LaPolitics: Is it just us or are there more candidacy challenges than usual this year? John Tobler, deputy secretary of state for communications: “While we...
The federal government will, for the first time, dictate staffing levels at nursing homes, the Biden administration said this morning, responding to systemic problems bared by mass COVID-19 deaths.
The litigants in the ongoing legal fight over the possible incorporation of St. George in East Baton Rouge Parish have filed their briefs with the Louisiana Supreme Court.
A new legislative task force is looking at how to help Louisiana’s municipalities survive.
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber today released its 2023 legislative and gubernatorial election platform, calling for transformative policy strategies on education, economic development, fiscal policy, infrastructure, sustainability, and crime.