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Louisianas resumption of TOPS funding culminates 24-hour roller coaster surrounding higher ed The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance announced today it could continue TOPS funding on Thursday, Feb. 18. The announcement comes one day after the agency suspended TOPS payments because of the states murky budget situation. A shortfall of
Baton Rouge Business Report | Feb 12, 2016 9:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Port Fourchon LNG refueling terminal completes first transfer Harvey Gulf International Marine says it has completed the first successful refueling at its newly constructed LNG terminal facility in Port Fourchon. In a news release, the company says it transferred 43,000 gallons of liquefied natural gas to the M/V Ha
Baton Rouge Business Report | Feb 12, 2016 9:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: Louisiana weekly rig count up by one Initial unemployment claims in Louisiana rise Oklahoma company announces Gulf of Mexico rig closure Still not good: Louisiana gained one active rig this week and now has 47 rigs actively exploring for oil or gas, according to Houston-based oilfield services firm Baker Hughes Inc.In comparison, the state had 108 active rigs a year ago. Across the U.S., t
Baton Rouge Business Report | Feb 12, 2016 9:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Baton Rouge restaurants offer array of Sunday Brunch options When morning meals get a bit too crowded at your usual Sunday brunch spot, it might be time to try something outside the mainstreamlike one of these unexpected egg-frying eateries. The latest issue of 225 offers suggestions for where you can go to indulge
Baton Rouge Business Report | Feb 12, 2016 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
'Daily Report Week in Review: Louisianas finances could be worse than predicted, some cry racism over Spanish Town Mardi Gras floats and much more After hearing for months about how bad the states finances are, news broke Wednesday during the Revenue Estimating Conference the state could be worse off than initially thought. The states income forecasting panel downgraded tax revenue projections and t
Baton Rouge Business Report | Feb 12, 2016 8:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Medicaid expansion in Louisiana could produce mixed results On his first full day as governor, barely more than 24 hours after being sworn in, John Bel Edwards signed an executive order stating Louisianas intention to join the federal government in expanding Medicaid benefits through the Affordable Care Act, aka O
Baton Rouge Business Report | Feb 12, 2016 7:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Edwards doomsday budget speech draws mixed results from business groups Theres no question Gov. John Bel Edwards focused the attention of the people of Louisiana on the state budget crisis late Thursday, when, first, his administrationannounced it was suspending payments to TOPSand then, an hour later in a televised speech he
Baton Rouge Business Report | Feb 12, 2016 4:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: Nashville energy tech firm to open facility at LSU Innovation Park Steep decline in sales tax collections may lead to budget cuts, pay f New jobs: S-RAM Dynamics, a Nashville-based energy technology company, has announced it will open a new prototype research and development facility in the Louisiana Business and Technology Center at LSUs Innovation Park. The companys expansion into Baton
Baton Rouge Business Report | Feb 12, 2016 4:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Private investment has driven the majority of downtown Baton Rouge growth in recent years Since 2010, $1.27 billion has flowed into downtown Baton Rouge, according to a report presented during Thursdays Downtown Development District meeting. And the lions share of the investment73%is via private dollars. DDD Executive Director Davis Rhorer say
Baton Rouge Business Report | Feb 12, 2016 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Oil industry giants agree there are few reasons for optimism this year The thousands of attendees seeking reasons for optimism didnt find them at the annual International Petroleum Week that ended Thursday in London. Instead, as Bloomberg reports, they were greeted by a cacophony of voices from some of the largest oil produc
Baton Rouge Business Report | Feb 12, 2016 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana