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One bill would reform tax incentives while another would undo tax...

Louisiana’s House Ways and Means Committee advanced a bill Thursday that would require a two-thirds vote of the legislature to enact any new tax...

United Nations experts condemn pollution of Cancer Alley as environmental racism

A group of United Nations Human Rights experts has raised “serious concerns” about the continued industrialization of the region of Louisiana known as “Cancer...

Cancer Alley’s been ignored by state’s top Democrats, activist says in...

One of the nation’s most prominent defenders of the poor and their right to live in environments free of pollution included Louisiana’s Cancer Alley...

Report: Internal memo shows DuPont knew its LaPlace plant was polluting...

Chemicals manufacturer DuPont decided to sell its LaPlace plant after determining it would cost too much to reduce its emissions of a toxic chemical,...

Paper company invests $52 million into improving Bogalusa paper mill

International Paper will invest up to $52.2 million to modernize the paper mill in Bogalusa, a manufacturing mainstay of Washington Parish for more than...

Will Louisiana residents line up for the vaccine or wait and...

With the first batch of a COVID-19 vaccine expected to arrive in Louisiana over the next two weeks and for wider distribution by spring,...

Marathon Petroleum, accused of fraudulently seeking tax exemption, asks commerce board...

A state board deferred consideration of $43 million in tax breaks for Marathon Petroleum Friday after claims that the company falsified public records to...

Formosa Plastics permit suspended by Army Corps

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday announced through a court filing in federal court in Washington its plans to suspend its permit...

Amendment 5 opponents say Louisiana lawmakers should take the amendment’s defeat...

During Tuesday’s statewide election, Louisiana voters rejected Amendment 5, which would have allowed some manufacturers to avoid the property taxes they would otherwise owe...

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...

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