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One Acadiana and Blanco Center Partner to Advance Shared Missions

January 5, 2021

Source: One Acadiana

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Gov. Edwards proclaims December 15 as Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center Day

Decemember 15, 2020

Source: Twitter @LouisianaGov

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Louisiana's oil industry hoping for federal help until global fuel demand rebounds

August 7, 2020

"Baton Rouge Refinery" by chaddavis.photography is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Source: The Center Square, by David Jacobs

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First time unemployment claims drop, but continuing claims rise statewide

July 30, 2020

 

Source: The Advocate, by Timothy Boone

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Louisiana still bleeding jobs as new unemployment claims grow again

June 11, 2020

"New Orleans" by FunGi_ (Trading) is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
Source: The Advocate, by Kristen Mosbrucker

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Baton Rouge drops 52,800 jobs during first full month of pandemic shutdown

May 29, 2020

Photo Credit: Travis Spradling
Source: The Advocate, by Timothy Boone

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For Louisiana, Pandemic a '2-black-swan event' battering economy

May 18, 2020

Photo Credit: William Widmer
Source: The Washington Post, by David Montgomery and Richard A. Webster

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Why Louisiana new business creation may be bucking a nationwide slump amid coronavirus

May 18, 2020

"Image" by Morris Brum is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Source: The Advocate, by Kristen Mosbrucker

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Nearly 1 in 5 Acadiana workers prior to Covid-19 have since filed for unemployment

May 8, 2020

Photo Credit: Claire Taylor
Source: The Advocate, by Adam Daigle

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Baton Rouge, Lafayette, New Orleans' unemployment rates high above national average 

May 8, 2020

Photo Credit: Sophia Germer
Source: The Advocate, by Timothy Boone

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Louisiana's post-coronavirus economic downturn might be worse than one after Hurricane Katrina 

May 4, 2020

Photo Credit: Bill Feig
Source: The Advocate, by Sam Karlin

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Economist Predicts more job losses in Louisiana

April 30, 2020

"Closed as in Sorry" by cogdogblog is licensed under CC0 1.0
Source: The Center Square, by David Jacobs

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Director of the Blanco Center selected to be on Task Force

April 17, 2020

Photo Credit: Blanco Public Policy Center, UL Lafayette
Source: KATC News

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Dr. Barnes interview on the Economic Impact of Covid-19 in New Orleans 

April 1, 2020

Photo Credit: Stephen Barnes
Source: Marketplace.org, by Rhodes Murphy

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Blanco Center hosts inaugural Public Policy Series

March 3, 2020

Photo Credit: RESET Louisiana's Future
Source: KATC News

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