Taylor Oilfield Manufacturing has been ordered to forfeit $126,000 by the Federal Communications Commission for illegally operating cell phone jamming devices at its Broussard location.
That's about 6.5 percent more than the 2011 total of $10.7 billion and $500 million above the previous record, set in 2007.
Supporters of the program say the industry has created thousands of new jobs and economic activity across the state. Critics question if Louisiana gets enough return for its investment.
Five hopefuls seek investment opportunities to dream bigger.
Gloria Adams, owner of Essential Medical Center in Lafayette, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court, admitting to her role in a profit-making conspiracy involving the filling and selling of prescriptions without doctor supervision, according to a press release issued by U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley’s office.
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