|Posted on 7/25/2017 10:43:00 AM.|
The 2017 NBA All-Star Game brought nearly $45 million to the state, according to a new LSU study. Co-author of the report Dr. Stephen Barnes says visitors spent a total of $24 million in the region over the weekend.
|Stephen Barnes, NBA All-Star Game. New Orleans|
|Posted on 3/22/2017 12:11:00 PM.|
The Bayou State could lose $3.6 billion in homes, businesses, and infrastructure over the next 50 years if Louisiana does not take action to stop the massive coastal land loss problem. That’s according to a study by the LSU Economics and Policy Research Group. Researcher Stephen Barnes says they studied the direct impact of land loss in different areas of the state.
|LSU, Economics and Policy Research Group, Stephen Barnes, coastal land loss|
|Posted on 5/20/2016 12:14:00 PM.|
A new rule from the White House goes into effect on December 1 that would require employers to pay their workers overtime if they work more than 40 hours a week and make less than about $47,000 a year. This would affect about 35% of salaried workers. LSU Economist Stephen Barnes says this will impact business owners more than anyone.
|Stephen Barnes, overtime, Labor Department|