A Baton Rouge lawmaker has shelved her proposal to add a new 5-cent state tax on plastic bags, like those used at grocery stores.
Stella Maris, a Lafayette-based oil and gas engineering and manufacturing company, is expanding its corporate headquarters on W. Pont Des Mouton Road.
The Senate is aiming to help traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments with a vote Monday that would widely subject online shopping — for years a largely tax-free frontier — to state sales taxes.
The Labor Department said Monday that Hutco Inc. employees in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas were denied overtime compensation as a result of the company's improper payment and record-keeping practices.
The governors of Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi and Alaska spoke Monday at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. Officials from Louisiana and Virginia also spoke.
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