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News roundup: First-time unemployment insurance claims decline in Louisiana Chevron plans to shed 8,000 jobs by years end U.S. reliance on foreign nat Unemployment claims: First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending April 23 decreased from the previous week’s total, the Associated Press reports. The state labor department figures released Friday show the initial c
Baton Rouge Business Report | 23 hours ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Louisiana's construction budget under scrutiny Lawmakers are doing something highly unusual in the Louisiana Capitol this legislative session. They’re publicly discussing the individual projects included inor dumped fromthe state’s construction budget, the Associated Press reports. The Hou
Baton Rouge Business Report | 23 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Louisiana one of 16 states with lowest median property tax rate, analysis shows Louisiana has the ninth lowest median property tax rate.74% among all U.S. states, putting the state well below the national median property tax rate of 1.31%. Thats according to a new analysis of real estate property taxes released this week by CoreLogic
Baton Rouge Business Report | 23 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Report outlines how energy-producing states like Louisiana can better weather the oil and gas cycle A recent Brookings Institution report calls on oil and gas producing states such as Louisiana to rethink how they are collecting and spending severance taxes derived from natural resources, Governing.com reports. According to the website, the reports auth
Baton Rouge Business Report | Apr 29, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Daily Report Week in Review: New food fest coming to Baton Rouge, Jimmy Swaggarts lawyers seek new trial, and much more The Louisiana Hospitality Foundation, a 10-year-old New Orleans-based nonprofit organization that supports the hospitality industry, is expanding into Baton Rouge and bringing with it a new food festival. The first Red Stick Food Fest will be Saturday, Ma
Baton Rouge Business Report | Apr 29, 2016 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
225: Niki Marie Hansen has devoted her life to creating prosthetic limbs for animals Every day, a 1,000-pound quarter horse strolled through the green acres of a Wisconsin farm with a girl sitting on his back. The horse was named Power, and 8-year-old Niki Marie Hansen would pet his brown mane, saddle him up and lay her head on his hindqu
Baton Rouge Business Report | Apr 29, 2016 3:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Innovation Catalysts new CEO Louis Freeman hopes to create entrepreneurial ecosystem in Baton Rouge After more than 10 years in Baton Rouge, Louis Freeman Jr. was preparing to move back to his native New Orleans late last year when he was approached about running Innovation Catalyst, the Research Park Corp.s nonprofit venture development organization th
Baton Rouge Business Report | Apr 29, 2016 3:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Big oil's Rock Star in Congress runs rig tours to win votes Congressman Steve Scalise leaned over the railing of the Chevron Corp. oil platform floating in inky blue waters 250 miles off the Louisiana coast and marveled to a cluster of lawmakers that it produces 75,000 barrels of crude every day. Bloomberg reports
Baton Rouge Business Report | Apr 29, 2016 3:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Retirement advisers bracing for impact from regulations that will bring more under the fiduciary standard On April 6, the federal Department of Labor announced major changes to whats known as the fiduciary standard. As Business Report details in a feature from its new issue, under the new rulessix years in the makinga lot more professionals who give retiremen
Baton Rouge Business Report | Apr 29, 2016 3:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
225: Baton Rouge restaurants offer protein-packed options for lunch If youre trying to lose weight, build muscle, store up more energy or treat your body right, protein-packed lunches can give you and your metabolism a much-needed midday boost. But between carb-loaded sandwiches and salad fatigue, it can be hard to find a
Baton Rouge Business Report | Apr 29, 2016 3:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana