Hot sauce market set to increase 61 percent over next seven years
A new report shows the Asian market’s craving for hot sauce is on the rise and is expected to push international hot sauce sales from 2.3 billion dollars this year to 3.7 billion in 2026.
Edwards administration and Republicans have different views of the state’s economy
The Louisiana Workforce Commission says the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July is down almost a full percentage point from this time last year.
Edmonson Investigation Ends Without Action Taken
Former State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson has been cleared in an investigation into his alleged repeated misuse of department funds during his tenure.
Louisiana Has Lowest Level Of Support For Abortion Rights in U.S.
In a survey, only 34 percent say they support the right to legal abortion in most, or all cases. 60 percent of state respondents said abortion should be illegal in most or all cases.
Thousands Of Patients Participating In Medical Marijuana Program
It’s been a week since medical marijuana became available to patients in Louisiana and grower GB Sciences says about 10,000 vials of the treatment have been delivered to nine pharmacies licensed to sell the product.
Poll Shows Near Unanimous Support For Coastal Restoration Efforts
A poll shows near-unanimous support for coastal restoration efforts, strong majority support for sediment diversion projects, and majority support for taxes dedicated to funding the projects.
Louisiana Experiencing Dangerous Heat Indices Today & Tuesday
The southern half of the state is under a heat advisory.
Hotel Industry Doing More To Combat Human Trafficking
The American Hotel and Lodging Association announces the “No Room for Trafficking” campaign aimed at helping hotel workers recognize the warning signs to look for when dealing with potential human trafficking situations.
Gas Selling For Under $2 In Louisiana
Louisiana is one of only three states in the nation where drivers can buy gas for under $2 a gallon.
Louisiana Sees 59 Percent Drop In Wildfires
Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says Louisiana had 1,638 wildfires in 2008, but only 676 wildfires last year.
Catch Year’s Best Meteor Shower Early Tuesday Morning
Tuesday morning will be your best chance to catch the famed Perseid meteor shower.
Gas Prices Continue To Plummet
Gas in Louisiana is down nearly seven cents over last month as the typical fall season gas price reduction appears to be arriving a month early.