Governmental Affairs

Governmental Affairs


The Governmental Affairs Division is made up of two committees:

Legislative Affairs Committee

  • Accelerate growth in the private sector by supporting a pro-growth tax code
  • Meets weekly leading up to and during State Legislative Session to preview legislation 
  • Works with Chamber President to develop Federal Legislative Agenda for annual Washington DC trip 
  • Hosts meetings with state delegation prior to session 
  • Hosts post session review luncheon
  • Hosts Strategic Luncheons and Roundtables with US Senators and Congressional delegation
  • Works with the Governor and administrative staff as needed to advocate for business and industry in Central Louisiana 
  • Political Action Committee (PAC)
  • Hosts Central Louisiana Day at the Legislature
 

Infrastructure Committee

  • Meets quarterly to facilitate regional infrastructure priorities list
  • Supports municipalities, MPO, Red River Waterway Commission, Central Louisiana Regional Port, Fort Polk, England Airpark infrastructure priorities
  • Compiles priorities list and advocates for funding of the projects
  • Advocates for Gulf Coast Strategic Highway, Central Louisiana Beltway and 12 foot channel in the Red River
 

The following additional links are available to provide information to Chamber members about voter registration and election information.  The links also provide information on governmental affairs activities and serve to facilitate communication with elected officials.

Voter Registration Information

Louisiana State Legislature

United States House of Representatives

United States Senate

LABI

U.S. Chamber

Chamber Positions on 2017 Fiscal Session Legislation

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Chamber members meet with Governor John Bel Edwards while attending Central Louisiana Day at the Legislature.
Chamber members talk with Author/Reporter Jeremy Alford following a Strategic Luncheon on the 2015 Governor’s race.