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The linked document provides a high-level summary of the individual, workforce, small business, revenue, and education provisions contained within H.R. 758, which passed the Senate on Wednesday, March 25th. The full legislative text of the CARES Act will be posted on Congress.gov and will be accessible by searching H.R. 758. Click Here to read full summary.
LED Launches Business Hotline Louisiana Economic Development is launching a telephone hotline service to answer questions from the business community as the COVID-19 emergency continues. The LED staff will field business-related inquiries from small businesses, major industries and other regional and local partners and stakeholders. Our team will seek to provide information directly or provide referrals to available resources elsewhere in state government. The current hotline number is 225.342.4321.
Income and FranchiseTax Return Extensions and Other Matters Related to COVID-19On March 11, 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards declared a statewide public health emergency as a result of the imminent threat posed to Louisiana citizens by the outbreak of a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus known commonly as COVID-19.On March 22, 2020, additional measures, including a general stay-at-home order to the public, were enacted.The Department of Revenue (“Department”) continues to actively monitor this
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FYZICAL Ruston & FYZICAL Jonesboro are both still open! FYZICAL is still treating patients in need of physical, occupational, and balance therapy. We have taken the necessary precautions to ensure a clean and safe environment for employees and patients. We are obsessively cleaning all equipment between patients and we have maximized patient distancing within both facilities. Residents of Louisiana do not need a prescription to see a physical therapist. If you are unable to see your current medicine
TO: LPSB Parents/Guardians FROM: Mike Milstead, Superintendent, Lincoln Parish Schools 1. LPSB Cafeterias will be serving breakfast bags and lunch bags from 9:30-11:00 at the following locations, Monday through Friday. Ruston Elementary (includes LPECC) Simsboro Dubach Choudrant High (includes Choudrant Elementary) IA Lewis Cypress Springs (includes RHS) Hillcrest Glenview (includes RJHS) 2. You will be met at the carline sites with the meals so that you do not have to exit your vehicle. You
March 12, 2020 City of Ruston and Lincoln Parish Health Task Force Announce Updates to Policies and Procedures Ruston, Louisiana- Lincoln Parish Healthcare Task Force, which consists of government officials, healthcare providers, emergency responders, nursing home administrators, university representatives, Lincoln Parish School Board and other educators in the parish to discuss the Coronavirus and the preparedness of Lincoln Parish on Thursday, March 12, 2020.Continue to full news release.
We are going to continue working on your behalf in both our community and while working with our governmental officials during this COVID-19 pandemic. The goal for our businesses and nonprofit members is to ensure the safety and well-being of your employees, volunteers and customers. Since Louisiana public schools will be closed through April 13th, perhaps an option that will help is to consider flex time so parents and family members can shift out their childcare responsibilities. The goal for our
The U.S. Chamber has compiled CDC’s coronavirus recommendations for businesses and workers across the country. We continue to encourage American businesses to follow data-based guidance from the CDC and state and local officials. Below, you’ll find a sharable graphics based on the CDC’s latest guidance for businesses and employees. We encourage you to share these assets on social media, websites, and other channels, and send them to your colleagues and employees. #COVID_19, #COVID19 Visit the site for
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2020 Contact: email@example.com Gov. Edwards Announces Aggressive Measures to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards took additional significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana, further limiting the size of gatherings to fewer than 50 people, closing casinos, bars and movie theaters and limiting restaurants to delivery, take out and drive-through orders only. These changes are effective statewide at midnight.
Dear Louisiana Tech Students:Your health and safety remain our top priority. While no known novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have been diagnosed in Lincoln Parish, Ruston, or at Louisiana Tech University, we continue to prepare for that potential while working to complete the current quarter. Should such a case occur, we will notify you when it is verified. It is imperative that we are all communicating accurate information. Beginning Monday, March 16 we will transition to an all online or other
Gov. Edwards Signs Proclamation Aimed to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 in LouisianaMarch 13, 2020 Gov. John Bel Edwards today signed a proclamation that among other actions immediately halts any gathering of more than 250 people until Monday, April 13, closes all K-12 public schools statewide effective Monday, March 16 resuming Monday, April 13, as Louisiana seeks to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the state. As of mid-day Friday, Louisiana has 33 presumptive positive cases of COVID-19. The Governor will
March 13, 2020 – Today, Grambling State announced that classes are suspended for the week of March 16 – 20 and that students should expect to complete classwork remotely until further notice in effort to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Students may begin the process of vacating campus for the remainder of the semester by contacting the Office of Campus Living. The University urges all students to vacate campus no later than March 23, 2020. While campus-wide student departure is strongly encouraged, it is
Meet our Board Member Doug Postel Co-owner: Ruston Gameday Grill What is my personal philosophy?Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and love your neighbor as yourself. What’s the weirdest job I’ve ever had? I worked as mobile DJ from age 15 and into college. It the best job a kid could have. What does true leadership mean to me? Doing the things that cause others to want to follow you. What would I do (for a career) if I weren’t doing
Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), February 2020 Page 1 of 6 Louisiana Business, This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available. CDC is working across the Department of Health and Human Services and across the U.S.
RUSTON, La., March 2, 2020 – Argent Financial Group, a leading independent fiduciary wealth management firm, announced today that it will sponsor a second fellowship for the Hambidge Creative Residency Program. Applications are now open for the 2020 fall session.The Argent Financial Distinguished Fellowship provides a $700 stipend and a two-week creative residency at the Hambidge Center in Rabun Gap, Georgia. Ruston residents who work in the visual arts, writing, ceramics, dance, music or culinary arts are
To create a thriving business environment, it takes many different aspects working hand in hand. One of these is community involvement, a facet of this is philanthropy. The definition of philanthropy is the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by donation of money to a good cause. Each year, Jim Taylor Auto Group chooses a local organization to honor by donating a portion of their proceeds throughout the entire month of March as part of this event. This year they selected the
Applications are open now through March 31 for CEO Roundtables, a personal and professional growth program for Louisiana small business executives. Louisiana Economic Development offers the program to help executives reach the next level of growth for their businesses.Beginning in July, LED will convene CEO Roundtables of 15 to 18 qualified decision-makers from companies with annual revenue of $600,000 to $50 million and staff sizes of five to 99 people. Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, New Orleans,