Louisiana Economic Outlook Estimates The Pandemic Will Cost The State 105,000 Jobs
Lake Charles was set to lose an estimated 7,000 jobs this year due to the pandemic, before the storm hit.
Restaurants See 35% Year To Year Drop In Revenue
Staffing is still an issue for most restaurants.
United Cajun Navy Is Helping In The Hurricane Sally Response
The group estimates they have 25-30 boats ready to respond.
La. Tourism: From Breaking Records to Struggling to Survive
After a record breaking 53.2 million people visited Louisiana in 2019 the state is scrambling to save the tourism industry.
Analyst: Gov. Edwards Expected to Clash with GOP-Controlled Legislature
Governor John Bel Edwards’ re-election was the big political story in 2019. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says with the state no longer dealing with budget deficits, the major story in 2020 will be how much money the state will actually spend. He says the Republican-controlled legislature…
Man Sentenced In Hazing Death Case
The incident resulted in the banning of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity from campus until at least 2033, and the passage of a much harsher set of felony level hazing penalties.
Holiday spending expected to grow in 2019
Shoppers are expected to spend on average about 4% more on holiday gifts than they did last year.
Excitement grows as Popeye’s chicken sandwich returns
The Popeye’s chicken sandwich that captured the attention of the world this summer returns to the restaurant’s menu this Sunday.