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$200M borrowing plan tied up in surplus dispute

$200M borrowing plan tied up in surplus dispute

Posted 2:50 PM 10/24/2014 by Melinda Deslatte

BATON ROUGE - A dispute over whether Louisiana ended last year with a budget surplus threatens to delay borrowing needed to keep state construction work on track. Treasurer John Kennedy said Friday he won't sign financial documents needed for the $200 million in borrowing until he (More)

10/23/2014

OMV aims to ease wait times for senior drivers

OMV aims to ease wait times for senior drivers

Posted 2:09 PM 10/23/2014 by Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday a pilot program they hope will help older drivers dodge the long lines and wait times often associated with the average OMV experience.

The Louisiana OMV's "Senior Day" program will be held participating locations with (More)

10/22/2014

Workshops announced for small business competition

Workshops announced for small business competition

Posted 3:51 PM 10/22/2014 by Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Small businesses have the chance to compete for a combined $60,000 in cash and prizes for coming up with plans to create more jobs in Louisiana.

Capital One Bank announced plans for their 2014 Bayou Classic Business Plan Competition this week, with the winners scheduled to be (More)

10/21/2014

Part of building falls in French Quarter street

Part of building falls in French Quarter street

Posted 3:52 PM 10/21/2014 by Brock Sues

NEW ORLEANS - Part of a building in the French Quarter near Royal St. and St. Ann drew a crowd of onlookers on Tuesday afternoon as it collapsed into the street below.

WWL-TV reported that debris from the building closed up to two blocks of Royal Street while Quarter denizens gathered to (More)

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