Statewide News

Louisiana Earns its Highest Ranking Ever in State Business Survey

Chief Executive magazine recently revealed that CEOs nationwide rank Louisiana number 11 in the U.S., the state’s highest position ever, in the magazine’s annual ranking of Best & Worst States for Business.

Saints sign DT John Jenkins to 4-year contract

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Friday that the club has signed their second, third round draft pick, DT John Jenkins to a four-year contract.

Lawmakers agree on what tax exemptions they are considering to end

With four weeks until the end of the legislative session, it looks like Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives have come to an agreement.

Tips for Setting Up or Improving a Home Office

(StatePoint) If you work from home, you know how important it is to turn your home office into an efficient workspace. And these days, making improvements with that goal in mind rests on keeping up with the trends and times.

Affordable Home Improvements to Boost Your Home’s Value

(StatePoint) In addition to filling practical needs, home improvement projects often can increase the value of a home with minimal investment. Some projects add more value than others, however.

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers

(StatePoint) Buying or selling a home in today’s real estate market? Go about it properly. From home inspections to home improvement, take your advice from leading experts.

Easy Ways to Save Energy at Home

(StatePoint) Whether you are motivated to help the planet or simply want to slash home energy and water bills, there are easy steps to reduce your home’s carbon footprint.

Tips for Choosing Carpeting for Your Home

(StatePoint) Is updating your flooring on your home improvement to-do list this season? From color to style to performance, there’s a lot to consider.

Jindal dismisses rumors of local business tax hike

Governor Jindal put the rumor of possible tax increases to rest. The House of Representatives was considering a secret tax plan that would cost local businesses $500 million over four years at a cost of $1.3 billion.

Louisiana State Senate holds Military Family Day to honor fallen soldiers

Senators honored Louisiana's fallen on Tuesday, May 6. Another nine soldiers were added to the list of Louisiana's military that were killed in action.