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Terry L Jones, Floodlight

Terry L Jones, Floodlight

Terry is the Louisiana Enterprise Reporter for Floodlight News. He is a Baton Rouge native and has lived and worked there for the last decade. Before joining Floodlight, he was the City Hall reporter for The Advocate. He has covered crime, local politics and environmental issues in the Louisiana capital and the surrounding area. Terry is a graduate of Southern University. In 2020, he was awarded a reporting fellowship from Investigative Reporters and Editors and uncovered how the East Baton Rouge Parish Office of Community Development mismanaged federal money meant for affordable housing. Jones also moonlights as a writer of young adult fiction.

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What hinders Louisiana’s shift toward renewable energy? Voters say their congressional leaders

By: - September 21, 2022

Despite generally liking renewable energy, the majority of  Louisiana voters oppose efforts to shift the state away from oil and gas, according to a survey released earlier this year by the Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance.  That opposition is mostly rooted in respondents’ beliefs that the state’s economy is too reliant on oil and gas […]