In local development news:

New seasonally adjusted federal data for 2014 shows Louisiana added more jobs and its workforce grew even more than previously estimated, and that the growth continued in January. According to a Biz Magazine report, “The new data shows the average total number of seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in 2014 was actually 7,300 more than the earlier estimates. That means Louisiana actually added 27,500 total nonfarm jobs over the year. The new data shows the private sector grew by an annual average of 13,000 more jobs than previously estimated in 2014. That means private sector employers actually added 40,600 jobs from December 2013 through December 2014.”

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