| Jun 10, 2009
A Louisiana-based company is announcing plans to close a Tulsa pipe manufacturing plant.
The Shaw Group of Baton Rouge said Wednesday it will shut down Shaw Tulsa Fabricators in early August.
A company spokesman says the company is trying to become more...
| Jun 25, 2009
| 6:48 PM
Louisiana lawmakers have hammered out a final compromise version of the $28 billion budget that lessens planned cuts to colleges and health services. Both the House and Senate agreed to the budget plans in the final hour of a regular session that must end...
| Jun 26, 2009
U.S. Congressman Charlie Melancon (D-Napoleonville) is taking a fresh look at challenging incumbent U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) next year. Previously, Melancon expressed reservations about entering the contest, but things have recently changed....
| Jul 5, 2009
The past few weeks in Louisiana have demonstrated there are certain things economic developers armed with the taxpayers' checkbook can accomplish, and others they can do little about, especially during the current recession.
And in this era, risk and...
| Dec 23, 2009
The Louisiana Democratic Party will head into the 2010 election season with a new leader for its fundraising and campaign efforts, after its chairman announced he will step down Wednesday.
Chris Whittington said he will submit his letter of resignation...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:27 PM
Officials solicited public input Monday on the cleanup of munitions and groundwater contamination at the former Fort Ritchie U.S. Army base.
The Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a five-year review of the remedies set for removing contaminates from...