Economy

Coming Soon To A Billboard Near You
Don't be surprised as you tool around the Ark-La-Tex, prisoner to orange barrels, barn swallows, and 'the land where turn signals go to die', to  see a new billboard or two. Sensible Marijuana Policy for Louisiana has launched a bill board campaign here and in Baton Rouge urging …
Overwhelming Support For Medical Marijuana In Louisiana
 
In a survey of 600 randomly chosen registered voters, 72% said they favor making medical marijuana available to treat a wider variety of ailments, like epilepsy and HIV.  And even more surprising, according to Jesse McCormick, President of the Louisiana Cannabis Association, is that 56% of those sa…
More Layoffs To Hit Our State
The plummeting oil and gas industry delivered another to blow to the Bayou State today when it was announced Houston based Union Tank Car Company will lay off around 244 of it's employees at its Alexandra plant beginning June 24th.  J...
Louisiana Sets Record For Tourists
For the fourth year in a row Louisiana has set a new record for tourism, welcoming almost 29 million visitors who spent over 11 billion dollars. That's a 3% increase from last year and a much needed shot in the arm for a state that is currently staring at a  $750 million dollar deficit, sa…

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