Commerce and Industry

October 25, 2016

Oct. 25: Governor amends ITEP order

Industrial projects that were approved for initial five-year property tax breaks prior to June 24 will be grandfathered in under the old rules when they come up for a five-year renewal, Gov. Edwards has decided.
September 13, 2016

Sept. 13: Census: Income up, poverty down

Household income rose sharply across the country in 2015, and the poverty rate declined, according to new U.S. Census data released Tuesday that shows families may finally be emerging from the economic devastation wrought by the Great Recession.