More than 20,000 unionized AT&T workers are on strike in Louisiana and eight other states after a breakdown in contract negotiations.
Koch Methanol Investments LLC has acquired a majority ownership stake in a joint venture company that is constructing a $1.85 billion methanol production facility in St. James Parish and also is evaluating an expansion that would more than double …
Escalating his trade war with China, President Donald Trump bumped up his tariffs on Chinese imports Friday, lashing back after Beijing raised taxes on U.S. products.
A state Insurance Department order stopping State Farm from imposing higher deductibles on homes damaged last month ahead of Hurricane Barry could help thousands of the company's customers and potentially benefit clients of other insurers if simil…
The former owners of a Lafayette hotel that went into foreclosure have sold their other property, a recently built 250,000-square-foot apartment complex in south Lafayette.
Louisiana's insurance commissioner issued an order Thursday to stop State Farm from imposing higher deductibles on homeowners who may have suffered damage last month before Barry was declared a hurricane.
The Valluzzo Companies, a Baton Rouge-based McDonald’s franchisee, has entered the Alabama market with the acquisition of Birmingham-area restaurants.
Oil and gas companies made $159.4 million in high bids Wednesday for federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico, down from sales in March and a year ago.
Covington-based Hornbeck Offshore Services was alerted by the New York Stock Exchange that it faces being taken off the public market because its stock was trading under $1 per share for at least 30 consecutive days.
Acadiana Advocate columnist Jan Risher's book, Long Story Short: Year of the Water Goat, is a must-read for anyone considering adopting internationally.
One Acadiana kicked off a five-year campaign Wednesday aimed at bringing new businesses and expanding opportunities across the region.
Houston-based Commonwealth LNG has filed a formal application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permits to build a liquefied natural gas export facility on nearly 400 acres in Cameron Parish, and is expected to make a final investm…
A new precinct focused on policing downtown Lafayette will open at the old City Hall some time before Christmas, officials announced Wednesday.
As the population ages across the state and the country, the need for home health care — already in demand — is going to grow.
WASHINGTON — Louisiana's critical agriculture, energy and petrochemicals industries would likely get a big boost if Congress finalizes a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal by the end of the year as some Republicans are hoping, but so far, a deal is…
Venture Global LNG made a final investment decision to build a liquefied natural gas export facility about 50 miles south of Lake Charles after the Arlington, Virginia-based company closed on its round of financing, which included equity and debt.
Dow is retrofitting equipment at its Plaquemine plant in a $119 million project to expand its production of propylene by 100,000 metric tons annually to meet growing demand.
The national debt is exploding because of the number of Baby Boomers becoming eligible for Medicare and Social Security, U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy said during a meeting in Opelousas on Monday.
The base salary of Waitr's new CEO is more than double that of the company's former CEO and founder but overall executive compensation will be lower when stock awards are included.
A PJ's Coffee will be among the tenants in a retail development in front of the Campion at Lafayette apartments at 1501 W. Pinhook Road.
Prison Enterprises, the for-profit arm of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections that uses inmate labor in various businesses, has been unprofitable for 11 of the past 23 years and is training about a third of its inmates for jo…
Louisiana's business environment and overall quality of life ranks next to last on a global private investment firm's rankings of the 50 states and Washington, D.C., and has stayed near rock bottom for the past decade.
Along busy highways and winding backroads around Lafayette, Uber driver Shawn Wedlock often serves as more than a chauffeur.
The heavy rainfall over the past year has led to no shortage of headaches and some delays for two major student living complexes near the University of Louisiana at Lafayette scheduled to open this month.
Phil Devey is owner of Frontline Real Estate Group. A native of Canada and a former pitcher at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, his company owns several residential and commercial properties in Lafayette.
Houston-based Cameron LNG's export facility in Louisiana leaked supercooled liquefied natural gas just one day after it began production for the first time, but the company didn't report the incident and now is slated to pay a fine.
Casino winnings in the Baton Rouge market were down by 9.1% in July from a year ago, continuing an extended losing streak for properties in the market.
Louisiana's nonfarm employment increased by 4,800 jobs over the past 12 months ending in July, which continues to be driven by education and health services.
Taxable retail sales in Lafayette Parish topped the $3 billion for the year in June, putting it on pace to top last year's total of $6.05 billion.
The Stand on Lee has opened at 407 Lee Ave. with a goal of bringing restaurant-quality food to downtown Lafayette's late-night dwellers and visitors.
The Louisiana District Attorneys Association has elected as first vice president Martin "Bo" Duhé, district attorney in the 16th Judicial District Court of Louisiana in Iberia, St. Mary and St. Martin Parishes.
An online service that connects investors with Louisiana properties eligible for incentives under the federal Opportunity Zone program has been launched by the state's economic development department.
Stephenson Technologies Corp., a Baton Rouge cybersecurity research non-profit, was hired to better understand the malware attacks on several North Louisiana schools which led to a state of emergency declaration by the governor's office this week.
Frontier Airlines will suspend its direct flights from Lafayette to Orlando on Aug. 10 and resume its direct flights to Denver on Aug. 12, airport officials announced Thursday.