Feb. 19, 2013 06:26 PM
We need a constitutional convention to fix this system and keep entrepreneurs in the state. The majority of this column was written and published in the July 2010 issue of ABiz, but in light of Gov. Bobby Jindal's recently announced tax reform plan ...
Feb. 19, 2013 06:05 PM
It was a near record-breaking year in residential real estate - and an extraordinary year for new construction in Lafayette Parish. In 2012, our local real estate market had a seismic shift and surged forward unexpectedly. I've been reflecting on what ...
Jan. 18, 2013 07:00 PM
In his third and final term, Joey Durel still has a full agenda to discuss at the annual State of the Parish Luncheon Feb. 6. Each year IND Media produces a series of events through our INDevents division. Two of them are extensions of the lifestyle ...
Nov. 27, 2012 08:10 PM
Commercial real estate markets in economies driven by energy exploration weathered the recession and are on the upswing. Energy, in its many forms, is critical in modern society. In South Louisiana, we have known for decades that the energy industry ...
Nov. 27, 2012 05:52 PM
A respected national leader offers a systemic alternative to the bitter partisan politics paralyzing our democracy at all levels, especially in Washington. Is there a better time than the holiday season to think about a new way forward for our nation? ...
Oct. 31, 2012 09:26 PM
Do we really need another presidential election to get behind an amendment to overturn Citizens United? Do we really need another presidential election to get behind an amendment to overturn Citizens United? By Cherry Fisher May November 2012 The ...
Oct. 31, 2012 09:21 PM
LITE plans to revolutionize safety measures for the energy industry using smart sensing and monitoring technologies. LITE plans to revolutionize safety measures for the energy industry using smart sensing and monitoring technologies. By Kam Ng Wednesday ...
Oct. 1, 2012 09:36 PM
Inside the massive glass structure is LITE's premiere venue, its Total Immersion Space. Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise's mission is completely focused on immersive technologies and ways that we can implement those technologies to help ...
Sept. 6, 2012 05:59 PM
The Outreach Center's Lighthouse Shelter offers safe haven for women - often with children - in search of a new start. Although women have made great gains in the workforce since I cashed my first paycheck almost 40 years ago, the gender gap in earnings ...
Sept. 4, 2012 08:13 PM
Adding the arts to the traditional STEM curriculum will enrich Lafayette's future workforce. The acronym "STEM" is probably something you have heard repeatedly over the past 10 years, and with the continual growth of advanced technologies, it ...

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