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7,800 jobs created

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News and Announcements

Louisiana-based Company Launches New Initiative for Products Made in the USA

Visionary and entrepreneur Matthew Cameron grew up in the 70s and 80s, when the shift to outsourcing...
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Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30th

It's only four weeks away, the biggest shopping day of the year for independent retailers, Small B...
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The LSBDC helped us avoid common pitfalls faced by first-time business owners.”

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Louisiana Economic Development

Marathon Petroleum Announces Progress Toward Potential $2.2 Billion To $2.5 Billion Project In Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La.— Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Marathon Petroleum Corporation announced the company is taking the next step toward a potential $2.2 billion to $2.5 billion upgrade to the company’s Garyville refinery. The company plans to file permit applications for the potential project...
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U.S. Small Business Administration

Spring Is Here! Did You Know that April Is Financial Capability Month?

President Barack Obama recently proclaimed AprilNational Financial Capability Month. Recognizing the importance of financial planning in achieving the American Dream, this month calls on individuals to empower themselves by seeking knowledge and tools for strong financial capability.In today's w...
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