BATON ROUGE – The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce held its annual Evening at the Legislature, presented by Peoples Health, on Tuesday, May 17 at the Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI).
Evening at the Legislature offers leaders in the Jefferson Parish community an opportunity to learn about the legislative process and receive information on the status of key legislation critical to Jefferson Parish and the business community.
This year’s event included a legislative briefing to approximately 70 attendees which featured presentations by President and CEO of LABI, Stephen Waguespack, and Co-Owner and Partner of Advantous Consulting, Jason DeCuir. A comprehensive overview of current bills focused on education, redistricting and taxes preceded a reception with members of the Jefferson Legislative Delegation.
Catered by Drago’s Seafood Restaurant, the reception was attended by numerous elected officials at the local, regional and state levels.
Proceeds from the event support the business organization’s efforts in public policy advocacy and quality of life initiatives.
About the Jefferson Chamber:
The Jefferson Chamber celebrates its 25th year as a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community in 2022. 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 Five-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013, 2015, and 2019 Chamber of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category.