March 15, 2013 06:00 AM
While other state employees continue to clamor for a delay or repeal of the cash balance retirement plan, only judges - so far - have been included in legislation that grants exemptions. While other state employees continue to clamor for ...
Feb. 19, 2013 05:49 PM
Thirteen super high-end homes attracted buyers in 2012 - and at least four homes above $850,000 already sold this year. Lafayette Parish's super luxury housing market in 2012 didn't set the world on fire - certainly not like overall home sales did ...
Feb. 19, 2013 05:28 PM
Could 2013 be a banner year for Lafayette Parish home sales? Once again, we're reminded that it's a damn good time to be living in Lafayette. From 2011 to 2012 the number of Lafayette Parish home sales reported to the Realtor Association of Acadiana ...
Feb. 19, 2013 05:21 PM
A tax credit exchange that links private interests with public capital is influencing policy in Baton Rouge and stretching into other states. By Jeremy Alford The relatively short history of Louisiana's tax credit program for film and entertainment ...
Jan. 18, 2013 06:52 PM
Kevin Naquin, the city-parish councilman who led the charge to prevent Acadian Ambulance from getting whopping rate increases in 2012, [in]explicably recuses himself from a vote this year that gave Acadian exactly what it sought. The city-parish ...
Dec. 18, 2012 08:46 PM
Advancial Federal Credit Union opens second Lafayette office. When driving south on Johnston Street past the Mall of Acadiana, you can't help but notice an impressive white stone building topped with a stucco clock tower and fronted with a spectacular ...
Dec. 18, 2012 08:03 PM
As Louisiana's two U.S. senators begin a new year on the Hill, both appear locked into debates over energy taxes that could prove explosive on policy and political fronts. As Congress began debating the Bush-era tax cuts prior to Christmas and ...
Dec. 18, 2012 07:31 PM
ABiz presents its annual feature on the top business stories of the year. BP, LHC Group and Acadian Ambulance, Greg Gachassin and Daniel Stanford, Van Eaton & Romero and Frank's Casing Crew, UMC and I-49. Job growth. These are the people and stories ...
Nov. 27, 2012 05:47 PM
Breaux Bridge native Scott Angelle is positioned to influence the utilities landscape - and possibly the state's political terrain as well. Breaux Bridge native Scott Angelle is positioned to influence the utilities landscape - and possibly the state's ...
Nov. 27, 2012 05:28 PM
Four of the nine men indicted in the Curious Goods case have accepted plea bargains, but high-profile criminal defense attorney Daniel J. Stanford says it'll be a cold day in hell before he pleads guilty. Daniel Stanford is a criminal defense lawyer ...

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