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Multiple tax-cut bills pass the Louisiana House Tuesday

The Louisiana House of Representatives passed several tax bills Tuesday including one that gives $157 million in tax breaks to oil companies, another that...

Lawmakers vote to give $157 million to oil companies and bypass...

A Louisiana House of Representatives Committee narrowly passed a bill Monday that muddies the state’s corporate tax exemption laws by creating a potential loophole...

A burning chemical plant may be just the tip of Hurricane...

By John Pardue, Louisiana State University Hurricane Laura plowed through the heart of Louisiana’s oil and chemical industries as a powerful Category 4 storm,...

After Hurricane Laura makes landfall, crews battle chlorine fire at BioLab...

In the destructive wake of Hurricane Laura, emergency responders and hazmat crews spent most of Thursday battling a chemical fire at a chlorine plant...

Formosa agrees to defer major St. James Parish construction until February

Formosa Plastics will not proceed with any major construction on a $9.4 billion plastics manufacturing complex it plans for the west bank of St....

Rise St. James files injunction seeking to halt construction of $9.4B...

Rise St. James, a faith-based environmental justice group in St. James Parish took its fight against Formosa Plastics to Washington Tuesday by asking a...

State board gives 5 companies $140 million off next year’s property...

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday approved tax breaks for multiple Louisiana companies worth more than $148 million next year alone...

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