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  • Getting healthy in 2015 starts in the workplace Play Video

    December 18, 2014 1:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new year is just around the corner, which means people are beginning to work on their resolutions to get healthy. While they are likely highly motivated at the beginning of the year, that fire can be quickly fade. One way to stay fired up is... more »
  • Sources: Jindal to scrap tax plan, propose 10-year rollout

    April 8, 2013 1:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal is expected to announce he's scrapping his plan to immediately eliminate personal and corporate income taxes, according to multiple sources at the Capitol. Those sources tell WBRZ News 2 the governor will instead propose rolling out the eliminations over the next decade, without... more »
  • Jindal scraps tax reforms, 10-year rollout proposed Play Video

    April 8, 2013 1:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal announced today he was scrapping his plan to immediately eliminate personal and corporate income taxes, and instead try to phase the changes in over the next decade. Jindal made the announcement during his joint address before the state House and Senate at the... more »
  • Stocks open mixed on Wall Street ahead of earnings

    April 8, 2013 9:06 AM

    NEW YORK- Stocks are mixed in early trading on Wall Street as traders gear up for the beginning of corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average was off 23 points, or 0.2 percent, at 14,541 shortly after the opening bell Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down... more »
  • Policy group urges caution concerning tax reform Play Video

    March 4, 2013 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Council for a Better Louisiana President Barry Erwin says Louisiana's tax structure needs to be improved. He told the Baton Rouge Press Club that any plans to elminiate state income tax will likely be permanent. Erwin says Louisiana's tax structure is complicated. That makes Louisiana's business climate... more »
  • Corporate money to help pay for Obama inauguration

    December 7, 2012 12:44 PM

    WASHINGTON - In a reversal from four years ago, President Barack Obama will accept unlimited sums of corporate money to pay for his inauguration. A spokeswoman for the Presidential Inaugural Committee said Friday that it will accept cash from companies and individuals to underwrite the costs of a weekend of... more »
  • Most oppose unlimited corporate campaign spending

    July 17, 2012 4:54 PM

    WASHINGTON - A new survey shows most Americans know they have a constitutional right to freedom of speech, and for a clear majority, that does not translate into allowing unlimited spending by corporations or labor unions on political campaigns. According to a poll from the First Amendment Center, Americans oppose... more »
  • Donate your used electronics to CACRC today Play Video

    January 13, 2012 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ has once again partnered with the Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council (CACRC) for our fourth annual "Recycle Your Electronics" event, sponsored by Conn's. Stop by the Siegan Lane Conn's until 1 p.m. today to drop off used electronics such as computer hardware and accessories, telephones,... more »
  • Ex-company officer charged with boosting books

    May 28, 2010 5:29 AM

    A former officer for a chain of orthodontic clinics has been charged with falsifying corporate records and lying to auditors. Bart Palmisano Jr. was chief financial officer of Orthodontic Centers of America Inc., which was once headquartered in Metairie. Prosecutors accuse him of artificially increasing the company's revenue and assets.... more »

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