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Update: Whos qualified for the November ballot so far Update: Whos qualified for the November ballot so far The sign-up period for Louisianas Nov. 6 primary election began Wednesday and runs through the end of today. The top of the ballot will include all six U.S. House races and a race to fill the open secr
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 20, 2018 7:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Brown & Root opening recruitment center in south Baton Rouge Brown & Root Industrial Services, owned by Bernhard Capital Partners Management, is opening a recruitment and training center in south Baton Rouge this fall. The 8,000-square-foot facility will be used to centralize the firm’s efforts and make o
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 20, 2018 7:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Businesses, residents on the rise in Downtown Baton Rouge, as are property values Downtown Baton Rouge continued to see a healthy increase in economic development last year, while the number of businesses and residents in the area also rose. Thats according to the 2018 Baton Rouge Development Toolkit, released this afternoon by the Dow
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 20, 2018 7:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Newsmaker of The Week: Metro Council Onlookers got a glimpse into the gaping chasm dividing Baton Rouge at Thursday evenings Metro Council meeting, where the council appointed the late Buddy Amorosos wife Denise to serve in his absence for the next nine months. The decision came after nearly
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 20, 2018 7:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: FEMAs temporary housing program for 2016 flood survivors extended DOTD starts construction on I-110 Interchange American Idol auditions FEMA trailers: Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today his request for a third extension of the federal temporary housing program for survivors of the Aug. 2016 floods was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through Jan. 15, 2019. As of July
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 20, 2018 7:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Construction begins on 49 homes at Rouzan Level Homes announced today that construction is starting on 49 single family homes in the highly anticipated Rouzan Traditional Neighborhood Development. The homes will be part of The Cottages at Rouzan, a cluster of single-family detached homes in the c
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 20, 2018 7:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
LSU uses analytics firm suspended by Facebook Facebook said Friday it was suspending an analytics firm while it investigates whether that firms government contracts violate the social-media giants policies on how its public data is collected and shared. As The Wall Street Journal reports, Crimson Hex
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 20, 2018 7:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
House Democrats rank Louisiana among worst states for election security In an effort to prevent election hacking, Democrats on the U.S. House Administration Committee last week released a report highlighting election vulnerabilities in 18 states. Louisiana was among the five lowest-ranking statesa criticism the Secretary of S
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 20, 2018 3:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The ways restaurants have changed since 2008 You might think restaurants are struggling, given the number of famous and franchised places that have closed lately. In fact, the industry itself has fared well since the Great Recession. But, some key things are different, according to the trade publica
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 20, 2018 3:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
U.S. weekly jobless claims hit nearly five-decade low last week While the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to a more than 48.5-year low last week, trade tensions are casting a shadow over the economys outlook, Reuters reports. For the week ending July 14, initial claims for state unemployme
Baton Rouge Business Report | Jul 20, 2018 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana