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‘Business Report’ Publisher: Will ‘tax reform’ work for Louisiana?

We just came through another special session that wound down to the last day before a deal was struck to make some cuts and...
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Riegel: The futility of community dialogue

Baton Rouge will soon face what, inevitably, will become a pivotal moment in its history. That moment might come a week from now. It...

Dima Ghawi: We march together

“When sleeping women wake, mountains move.” This Chinese proverb kept repeating in my head during the weekend of the recent Women’s March on Washington. What...

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome takes on her toughest job yet as she tries to...

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome says she knows some of her objectives, such as establishing a local minimum wage, probably won’t be supported by many...

The Bayou State’s congressional delegation is gaining momentum, but its clout on the national...

Since being elected in 2014, Sen. Bill Cassidy has landed a spot on the Senate Finance Committee and has taken a lead role in reforming...

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome: On the issues

photography by Don Kadair Business Report sat down with Mayor Sharon Weston Broome for a lengthy interview in late January. Here are some of the...

Meet the Metro Council newbies: Hudson, Watson, Freiberg

Last fall, East Baton Rouge Parish voters elected a new Metro Council that looks pretty much like the last one. Republicans again will hold...

‘Business Report’ Publisher: What direction are we headed?

Have you asked yourself that? Has your company discussed its direction in 2017? What about asking our new mayor and Metro Council—or our governor...
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Riegel: The multimillion-dollar question facing Baton Rouge’s most ambitious plans

It’s been nearly a year since a study on the feasibility of building a new Baton Rouge Zoo put the estimated cost at $110...

Gov. Edwards’ plan to fill a $304M budget gap faces an uncertain fate

The Louisiana Legislature convened on Feb. 13 for a 10-day special session to address the state’s $304 million midyear budget gap, but it remained...

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