In economic news:

Though Louisiana has more jobs today than when the Great Recession began in 2007 and has increased economic output by 17 percent from 2000 to 2015, a new report from the Louisiana Budget Project shows some metro areas have fared better than others. The third annual State of Working Louisiana report, which offers a snapshot of how workers are faring across the state, also shows the job gains in the state have not translated into higher wages for workers.

Read more from Baton Rouge Business Report here.

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