New figures show Louisiana's economy grew by 1.3 percent in 2013, lagging neighboring states and the nation.
Acadiana Regional Airport in New Iberia plans to begin offering commercial flight service through United Airlines next year.
The former U.S. Rep. is stepping down as head of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, a job he took last fall after quitting Congress.
In August United Airlines will begin offering daily nonstop flights to Denver, a big plus for oil companies working in Western and Midwestern states.
LUS Fiber Director Terry Huval says the public-owned Internet provider will start offering unheard-of connection speeds for its residential customers.