Todd Perry http://redriverradio.org en Economic development on upswing in North La. http://redriverradio.org/post/economic-development-upswing-north-la <p>The North Louisiana Economic Development Partnership presented an optimistic view of job growth across its 14-parish region, during an event at Cohab in downtown Shreveport. NLEP's vice president of business development Liz Pierre told local businesspeople that she's tracking 67 active leads, largely in the manufacturing sector. The non-profit business development firm has offices in Shreveport and Monroe. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:51:16 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 19344 at http://redriverradio.org Economic development on upswing in North La.