METAIRIE, LA – The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce has announced its Legislative Agenda for the 2018 Louisiana State Legislative Session being held March 12 through June 4. The goal of the agenda is very simple: to promote and protect a pro-business environment in Jefferson Parish.
Highlights from the agenda include:
Healthcare: Oppose efforts that would increase employers’ health care costs and restrict choice in the type of coverage needed
Education and Workforce Development: Support funding for quality early childhood care and education
Budget Reform: Support efforts to increase fiscal transparency of state and local government operations
Flood Insurance: Support the efforts and positions of the Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance (CSFI)
The full Legislative Agenda can be viewed here.
As the voice of the business community in Jefferson Parish, the Chamber listens closely and acts proactively on the issues and concerns of its members and the business community.
The Jefferson Chamber works tirelessly to defend business interests at the Parish, State and Federal level to generate a favorable climate in which all businesses can prosper in the Jefferson Parish community.
For more information about the Chamber’s advocacy efforts, visit jeffersonchamber.org/advocacy-information.
About the Jefferson Chamber:
The Jefferson Chamber is a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community. As a non-profit, membership-driven organization, the Chamber is an effective advocate for small and large businesses at the local, state and federal levels. The Chamber’s mission is to work for the advancement of the business community; to enhance the economic, civic and cultural environment; and to improve the quality of life in Jefferson Parish. The Jefferson Chamber is Four-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013 and 2015 Chamber of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category.