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Edwards suing Louisiana AG Landry over anti-discrimination clause Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says hes suing the state attorney general over his rejection of contracts with an anti-discrimination clause that would protect LGBT people. The Associated Press reports that Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry has refu
Baton Rouge Business Report | 13 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: New Orleans airport director resigns after six years on the job Louisiana adds one rig, US rig count up by 11 Initial unemployment claim Moving on: The Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans is losing its aviation director after six years. The Providence Journal in Rhode Island reports that Iftikhar Ahmad is leaving New Orleans to become president of the Rhode Island Airport
Baton Rouge Business Report | 14 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Maness calls debate snub 'un-American', pollster a liar Louisiana Public Broadcasting and the Council for a Better Louisiana have whittled the field for Louisiana’s first statewide televised U.S. Senate race to five candidates, a dagger for those who didn’t make the cut, most notably Republican whi
Baton Rouge Business Report | 14 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Drop in US consumer spending clouds Federal Reserve rate hike outlook U.S. consumer spending fell in August for the first time in seven months while inflation showed signs of accelerating, mixed signals that could keep the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates. As Reuters reports, the Commerce Department say
Baton Rouge Business Report | 14 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Pastime Restaurant downtown avoids potential closure after bore hole in street is filled A roughly 70-year-old local business dodged a bullet this week after a city-parish contractor agreed to close a hole excavated in the middle of South Boulevard and to remove barriers surrounding it, restoring access to the area for customers, pedestrians
Baton Rouge Business Report | 14 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
225: Baton Rouge boutiques rely on wholesale buying events to create unique shopping experience Baton Rouges independently owned boutiques and their buyers are turning to marketsmassive wholesale buying events that can take place in cities such as New York, Dallas and Los Angelesto find distinct, one-of-a-kind items that cant be purchased anywhere e
Baton Rouge Business Report | 14 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Edwards heading to Cuba next week for trade talks Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today that he is traveling to Cuba next week for a trade mission, seeking to build economic ties with the island nation now that the U.S. is moving to normalize relations between the countries. As The Associated Press repor
Baton Rouge Business Report | 14 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Water Campus up and running with first tenant on site, second tenant soon to follow Nearly three years after it was announced, The Water Campus is beginning to take shape. In early August, the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority moved into its newly completed building on the 27.6-acre riverfront research park. A second bui
Baton Rouge Business Report | 18 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Nominations open for 2017 Business Awards and Hall of Fame Do you know a longtime business professional in the Capital Region that should be in the Hall of Fame, or a company in the area that is deserving of the Company of the Year award? Business Report and Junior Achievement of Greater Baton Rouge and Acadiana
Baton Rouge Business Report | 19 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: LaDOTD adds second morning ferry at Plaquemine ¦ Embattled Wells Fargo CEO positioned to walk away with $134M in pensions and stock Ap Moving traffic: The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says it will permanently operate a second morning ferry at the Plaquemine landing. The Associated Press reports the landing was added temporarily last month following the August fl
Baton Rouge Business Report | 19 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana