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  • Bollinger finalist for $10.5B Coast Guard contract

    February 13, 2014 4:49 AM

    LOCKPORT, La. (AP) - Bollinger Shipyards is one of three finalists bidding for a $10.5 billion contract to build the Coast Guard's next generation of offshore patrol cutters. The Daily Comet reports Bollinger will receive $22 million to further develop concepts for the cutter design. Other contenders are Eastern Shipbuilding... more »
  • Metairie company gets Navy contract

    January 1, 2014 7:50 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Navy has awarded a $22.1 million contract to Metairie-based information technology company Geocent to support its Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, known as SPAWAR. The Times-Picayune reports the company will help develop command-and-control technologies and capabilities for the center's Pacific office, including systems engineering... more »
  • Livingston council defies Ricks on contract

    October 25, 2013 8:24 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - After two months of sparring with Parish President Layton Ricks, the Livingston Parish Council voted to publish a request for qualifications for engineering work on the parish's long-delayed road overlay program. The Advocate reports Thursday night's move sets up a potential legal battle if the council... more »
  • Contract awarded for airport drainage work

    June 24, 2013 7:07 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - The City Council has awarded a $985,000 contract for a drainage project at Northshore Regional Airport. The work will be done by Lawson-Bonnet Construction Co., The Advocate reports reports. Airport Director Jason Ball says the work will be paid for through an aviation grant awarded to... more »
  • Baton Rouge firm gets state hospital contract

    June 11, 2012 10:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Swedish developer Skanska and joint venture partner MAPP Construction, a Baton Rouge-based construction firm, have secured the second piece of the state contract for the new University Medical Center in New Orleans. Skanska said the second portion of the contract is for $130 million and... more »
  • Feds issue Morganza Control Structure contract

    June 6, 2012 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a contract to repair relief wells and monitoring equipment at the Morganza Control Structure has been awarded to Merrick Construction. The Advocate reports construction on the $1 million contract will begin in August and is expected to be... more »
  • Evangeline board extends superintendent's contract

    May 24, 2012 11:23 AM

    VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) - The Evangeline Parish School Board has shown its appreciation to Superintendent Toni Hamlin by unanimously approving a two-year extension of her contract, which was due to expire in December. Ville Platte Mayor Jennifer Vidrine said she wanted to publicly thank Hamlin, the board and the... more »
  • School Board Moves Forward with Controversial Contract to Harvest Cypress Trees

    May 9, 2012 7:11 PM

    A St. Martin Parish School Board contract to harvest cypress trees in the Atchafalaya Basin is under fire. The board agreed to sell its timber rights for $98,500 to Good Hope Inc. earlier this year. The school board owns 640 acres in the basin and it plans to allow timber... more »
  • Federal Agency Approves Medicaid Contract

    February 15, 2012 9:50 AM

    A proposed $185 million contract with a firm to handle Louisiana's Medicaid claims processing has been approved by the federal government's health agency. The Advocate reports ( http://bit.ly/zeQRsm ) state health agency officials have been waiting for months for the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services to agree to... more »
  • Mandeville computer company gets $11M DoD contract

    February 14, 2012 9:19 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Mandeville company has an $11.4 million, five-year federal contract for computer maintenance and support. The U.S. Defense Department said Monday that the contract with A-B Computer Solutions Inc. runs through Jan. 31, 2017. It says A-B was one of three companies that submitted bids through... more »
  • Engineering firm signs contract with Methanex

    February 8, 2012 10:47 AM

    GEISMAR, La. (AP) - An engineering firm with an office in Baton Rouge says it has received a contract from Methanex Corp., a major producer of methanol, to provide services if Methanex decides to move one of its idle plants from Chile to Louisiana. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced Tuesday... more »
  • West Feliciana extends school chief's contract

    June 23, 2011 9:17 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - The West Feliciana Parish School Board cancelled Superintendent Hollis G. Milton's two-year contract and gave him a new four-year deal to lead the school system. Although the vote during Tuesday's meeting was unanimous, some board members were critical of the way it was presented. Board... more »
  • Superintendent Contract Extension Approved

    September 2, 2010 10:06 AM

    Lafayette Parish Schools Superintendent Burnell Lemoine's contract has been extended. Board members approved that contract extension during Wednesday evening's school board meeting. Lemoine's original contract was set to expire on December 31, 2010. It will now be one year longer. Along with the extension, he also gets a 2.5% salary... more »
  • Superintendent Contract Extension and Pay Raise

    September 1, 2010 11:56 AM

    LPSS Superintendent Burnell Lemoine's contract will be discussed at the Lafayette Parish School Board meeting tonight at 5:30. His original contract provides for the term to expire December 31, 2010. The LPSS may amend the contract to extend the expiration date of the contract to December 31, 2011. The salary... more »
  • Lake Charles Firefighters Reject Contract

    August 28, 2010 4:47 PM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Lake Charles firefighters turn down what the City Council calls its last, best offer for a one-year contract. Firefighters Association Local 561 president Wil Veuleman tells The American Press that firefighters will stay on the job. City administrator John Cardone says a major sticking point... more »
  • Evangeline Board Extends Superintendent's Contract

    August 9, 2010 8:54 AM

    VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) - The Evangeline Parish School Board has approved extending the contract of Superintendent Toni Hamlin for another two years. Hamlin said her goal is to achieve a unitary status designation from the federal courts by June 2012 in connection with the 45-year-old desegregation case. Unitary status... more »
  • NOAA Terminates Contract With VT Halter

    July 14, 2010 9:17 PM

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - A Pascagoula shipyard says it's working to lift a termination order from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration prompted by a dispute over construction of a coastal mapping ship. Bill Skinner, chief executive of VT Halter Marine in Pascagoula, told The Sun Herald that NOAA terminated its... more »
  • Acadia Parish School Board Renews Superintendent's Contract

    February 25, 2010 6:04 PM

    The Acadia Parish School Board was called to a special session Wednesday, February 24, 2010 by President Lynn Shamsie. The board met for the specific purpose of considering the renewal of the Superintendent's employment contract. The special session was called to order by board President Lynn Shamsie. A roll call... more »

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