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  • Officials say there's still interest in Gulf oil

    August 19, 2015 1:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal and trade group officials say there's still interest in Gulf of Mexico oil and gas, despite low figures from Wednesday's lease sale for tracts off the Texas coast. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management official Mike Celata says the bureau is not considering a cut in... more »
  • Diocese lists Redemptorist High for lease, sale

    June 4, 2015 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Redemptorist High School is on the market. The Diocese of Baton Rouge is listing the campus for lease and selling its baseball field a few blocks away. The Catholic church is asking $23,853/ month for the school building and everything inside it plus use of the... more »
  • Bill allowing abuse victims to break lease passes committee

    June 1, 2015 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims of domestic violence would be able to break a lease to escape abusers under a bill moving closer to final legislative passage. The proposal by Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, a Baton Rouge Democrat, would also allow landlords to immediately evict those who are deemed abusers by... more »
  • If you can't buy it, rent it

    April 14, 2015 7:56 PM

    WASHINGTON- There may soon be an option to paying $350 for the new Apple Watch. An entrepreneur created the Apple Watch lease and Zak Kidd says his company bought more than a dozen 42-millimeter sport devices to rent out. He won't give specifics but says the rates will likely... more »
  • Offshore oil port leasing space to traders

    April 4, 2015 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's offshore oil port, with huge underground storage caverns, was built to handle imported oil but is now leasing space to traders who need to store U.S. crude. Sources report that the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port recently auctioned 11.3 million barrels of monthly storage space and has... more »
  • Jindal leasing away state parking garage for $2M

    July 14, 2014 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration is leasing away the rights to a state-owned parking garage and its annual income stream for $2 million. The deal appears to have the state taking a loss for upfront cash to balance Louisiana's budget. The 91-year lease will generate less money than... more »
  • CATS to consider spending thousands to lease new office space

    February 17, 2014 10:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Capital Area Transit System leaders will discuss leasing more office space for staff and extra parking spaces for additional buses at a meeting Tuesday. CATS, which is funded through a controversial property tax, is considering occupying one floor of Mid City Towers, formerly Dean Tower, a 14-story... more »
  • Port may end sand company's lease

    November 13, 2012 2:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is considering whether to terminate the lease of a start-up company that was going to dry and sort sand at the port's Inland Rivers Marine Terminal in Port Allen. The $10 million facility, which was going to prepare sand to barge out... more »
  • Plans finalized for Gulf lease sale off Tex. coast

    October 26, 2012 11:04 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Federal regulators have firmed up plans to put more than 20 million acres off the coast of Texas up for bid to offshore energy producers next month. The Obama administration says the lease sale will be held Nov. 28 in New Orleans. The Times-Picayune reports the U.S. Bureau... more »
  • Jindal adds hurdles for new state vehicles

    October 8, 2012 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal has issued a partial freeze on state agencies buying or leasing cars, trucks and other vehicles. The executive order was put out last week with no formal announcement. It requires that any agency in the executive branch get written approval from the governor's commissioner... more »
  • Salazar announces 'targeted leasing' in Arctic

    June 26, 2012 3:07 PM

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the federal government will announce its five-year offshore lease plan later this week and it will include targeted areas off Alaska's northern coast. Salazar says the Arctic lease sales will be in areas with high petroleum potential, but low conflict with environmental resources.... more »
  • State collects $834,000 in petroleum lease sale

    April 13, 2012 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The State Mineral and Energy Board collected just over $834,000 during its April sale for petroleum rights on state and local government land and waterbottoms. The board awarded 12 leases covering just over 2,500 acres. Leases were sold in Calcasieu, Cameron, Plaquemines, St. Mary and Vernon parishes. Of... more »
  • BR Airport changes lease policy following News 2 Investigation

    August 2, 2011 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A private plane, discovered by News 2, being stored in a publicly-paid for airport hangar, has forced changes at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport. The plane, registered to State Senator Rob Marionneaux and Baton Rouge Attorney Chuck Ward, was parked in the hangar leased by Baton Rouge... more »
  • Livingston Parish School Board: "We want our land back!"

    February 10, 2011 10:28 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH- A 100-year-old mistake could be corrected in Livingston Parish. It involves land that was leased and the parish school board wants it back. In each township, property is set aside for the school system. It stays government property unless it's sold. And even if it's leased, there's... more »

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