Lack Of Worker Visas Could Cost Crawfish Processors Big Bucks
There’s concern that processors who sell pre-peeled crawfish meat won’t have enough foreign H-2B visa workers to peel all of the crawfish on the market.
Lenten Seafood Season Looks Promising
It’s the first Friday of Lent for the million plus Catholics who call Louisiana home, and for many of them, that means ditching red meat and chowing down on seafood.
Age May Be Raised To Buy Tobacco & Vaping Products
There will be an effort in the upcoming legislative session to raise the age from 18 to 21-years-old to legally purchase or possess tobacco and vaping products.
Tulane warns relative sea level rise faster than previously thought
Tulane researchers say current models estimating the level of sea level rise in low lying coastal areas are underestimating how quickly we’re sliding into the sea.
Will State Legislature Legalize Hemp?
An organization is gearing up to push for hemp legalization in Louisiana after the 2018 Farm Bill allows states to regulate it.
LA Farmers eager to hear Trump address needs at New Orleans convention
President Donald Trump will visit New Orleans on Monday, so he can speak at the American Farm Bureau Convention.
A split Congress may not be good news for Louisiana-centric legislation
Five out of six Louisiana U.S. House members find themselves out of power as Democrats take control of the lower chamber with a new Congress sworn in on Thursday.
Governor Edwards To Make Attempt In 2019 To Raise Minimum Wage
Twenty states have minimum wage increases taking effect today, while the minimum wage in Louisiana remains set by the federal government, $7.25 an hour and it's been that way since 2009.
Gov. Edwards: Teacher Pay Raises My No. 1 Goal For 2019
Governor John Bel Edwards says his number one legislative priority for 2019 is getting Louisiana teachers a $1,000 pay raise, and school support workers a $500 pay raise.
ADHD May Generate Traits Useful In Entrepreneurship
Research out of LSU indicates those with ADHD may have highly desirable traits when it comes to starting a business.