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Deadline to apply for small business assistance fund extended

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development announced the extension of the deadline to apply for a loan from the New Orleans

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Fact check on debt ceiling

By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com The first time a debt ceiling was raised was in 1940 when Franklin Roosevelt was President. During that

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U.S. Treasury expands Small Business ‘Main Street’ program
A north Louisiana bank is among six financial institutions that will get a much-needed shot in the arm from the expansion of a federal program designed to strengthen ...
China bets on the euro
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist China has more than $3 trillion in currency reserves, more than any other country in the world. They’ve decided to use some of their reserves to ...
A fiscally responsible plan for big Charity in New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina damaged the Charity Hospital in New Orleans, which is owned and operated by the LSU Health Sciences Center (“HSC”). The state and federal governments have put up ...
In Some States, Working Poor Could Pay More Taxes
By Pam Fessler WASHINGTON (Special from commondreams.org) -Several states want to scale back or eliminate a tax credit for the working poor, as they try to balance their budgets. Anti-poverty groups ...





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