Dec. 2, 2009 03:00 AM
Mitch Landrieu says he’s enjoying his job as lieutenant governor, at least for now, although big changes could be in store for him in the near future. Whenever Gov. Bobby Jindal leaves the state, Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu receives an initial phone ...
Nov. 27, 2009 07:24 PM
If you’re a property owner in the Lafayette area who has experienced damage from hurricanes in recent years, you could be eligible to receive as much as $7,500 in state money to make small-scale improvements to protect your home from similar losses ...
Nov. 25, 2009 05:00 AM
From his first apartment-based business to running one of the largest emergency medicine management companies in the nation, Dr. Kip Schumacher embodies the entrepreneurial spirit of Acadiana. If you could step ...
Nov. 25, 2009 05:00 AM
A different look at cap and trade: President Barack Obama’s greenhouse gas emissions bill could lead to a completely different future for Louisiana’s chemical plants and oil producers. Due chiefly to a proposed emissions-cutting bill that proponents ...
Nov. 23, 2009 05:19 PM
New rules for how coastal use permit holders can use the material unearthed after a dredging project are still untested after more than a month of being on the books. Coastal use permits are required for projects that may impact coastal waters, like water-control ...
Nov. 13, 2009 05:32 PM
Of the 13 oil and gas leases awarded by the state during its two-day sale that ended Thursday, 11 were located in south Louisiana. It’s the first sign in months that action around the Haynesville Shale area in north Louisiana might be beginning to cool ...
Nov. 11, 2009 05:00 AM
New marketing program could boost fresh sales Louisiana’s agriculture and seafood industries will soon have a new Web portal with which to push their wares. It’s called MarketMaker and should be up and operational on the Internet in early 2010. During ...
Nov. 6, 2009 05:28 PM
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission voted Thursday to officially “disagree” with proposed federal regulations that call for a ban on harvesting untreated oysters from the Gulf of Mexico beginning summer 2011. The resolutions requests that ...
Nov. 4, 2009 05:00 AM
As the Jindal administration considers ways to consolidate government and tweak the budget, statewide elected officials have taken to meeting privately and outside the governor’s earshot. THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE was the perfect location ...
Nov. 2, 2009 03:51 PM
One after another, Louisiana’s statewide elected officials are taking strong stances against President Barack Obama’s proposed energy plan that would, as proposed, reduce the pollution counts connected to global warming and increase the nation’s ...

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