2018 Mid Year Report

  A Letter from C100 Chair Sonia Pérez   Our State Government has been in tumultuous times grappling with a fiscal cliff that won't go away until we fix the system that is the cause of ...... [more]

RESET Lousiana's Future

    RESET IS SOMETHING WE DO A reset is something we do when we are willing to admit we must change our path forward or strengthen our resolve to achieve the result...... [more]

2018 Legislative Outcomes

  After 15 weeks across four legislative sessions, the Louisiana Legislature adjourned on Sunday with a budget deal that shields most agencies ...... [more]

Child Well-being Rankings-Louisiana 49th

  New Kids Count Report Ranks States on Child Well-Being The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released their 2018 Kids Count Data Book – the annual report that tracks state and national trends...... [more]

Cyber Innovation Center

The CIC is the anchor of a 3,000-acre National Cyber Research Park and serves as a catalyst for the development and expansion of a knowledge-based workforce throughout the region.... [more]

Distribution & Logistics

Its vast port system helps Louisiana lead the logistics and transportation industries. That and the strong presence of other modes of transportation make Louisiana an ideal location for any bus...... [more]

Early Childhood Business Roundtable

The Committee of 100 along with the Policy Institute for Children have teamed up to establish the Louisiana Early Childhood Business Roundtable. The Louisiana Early Childhood Business Roundtabl...... [more]


Louisiana has historically been a leader in the oil and gas industry. While still heavily dependent on oil & gas, Louisiana companies are moving forward in developing alternative energy sou...... [more]


Louisiana is home to some of the largest regional and national engineering and construction companies, including The Shaw Group and Turner Industries, serving our dynamic industrial sectors.... [more]

Entertainment & Gaming

Louisiana’s entertainment industry features film and television production, digital media, music, and live performance. The gaming industry generates hundreds of millions in gaming tax revenue ...... [more]


Louisiana boasts many varied ecological assets, which affords us the name “Sportsman’s Paradise”. Environmental industries within Louisiana work to raise awareness and help protect the precious...... [more]

Federal City

  The Opportunity   Federal City is a public-private mixed-use development located on the former Naval Support Activity (NSA) New Orleans, West Bank property in the Algiers historic ...... [more]

Fiscal Reform Resources and Downloads

Fiscal Reform resources and downloads Fact Sheets The Higher Education Mid-Year Cuts Fact Sheet Commissioner Dardenne’s the Truth About Statutory Dedications PAR’s policy brief on a ...... [more]

Fiscal Reform Study

The state is facing another $1.6 billion deficit in FY 2015-2016, even as the state experiences an economic boom. Tax reductions, credits, and exemptions will likely be on the table as topics o...... [more]

Haynesville Shale

The Haynesville Shale has been referred to as the largest natural gas formations in the nation and one of the largest in the world.... [more]

Health Care

Louisiana’s health care sector constitutes a group of industries that provide comprehensive primary and preventive health care and social services to individuals and families. In addition to pr...... [more]

INFINITY at NASA Stennis Space Center

INFINITY is a state-of-the-art sience and education center located at the NASA Stennis Space Center in Mississippi that will greatly benefit Louisiana students and teachers.... [more]

International Trade
International Trade

International Trade and investment supports jobs and economic growth in every state, and now supports an estimated 38.1 million American jobs. U.S. trade-related employment grew six an...... [more]

Legal Reform

America maintains the most expensive tort system in the world to the tune of $865 billion every year, yet studies show victims receive less than 15-cents of every dollar. Within this broken sys...... [more]


The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) is located in Livingston, Louisiana. It is a joint project between Cal-Tech University, MIT, and the National Science Foundation.... [more]


Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE) is a $27 million, 70,000-square-foot facility located at the Research Park of the University of Louisiana Lafayette.... [more]

LSU School of Engineering

The LSU College of Engineering is dedicated to creating engineers who can transform ideas into reality to solve society’s problems and improve the quality of life. We cultivate leaders with a s...... [more]

Michoud Assembly Facility

The Michoud Assembly Facility provides NASA with extensive world class site/production capabilities for the manufacturing of large scale aerospace structures... [more]

NOLA Motorsports Park

NOLA Motorsports Park is a full-featured events facility located in New Orleans, Louisiana and will be host to Indy Grand Prix of LA in 2015.... [more]

PAR Releases Plan to Control State Spending

The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana released a report and proposals Jan. 29 to help control the state budget. PAR recommends the governor and legislators submit strong and specific...... [more]

Port of New Orleans

With the Mississippi River moving about 500 million tons of cargo each year – including chemicals, coal, timber, iron, steel and more than half of the nation’s grain exports, the Port of New Or...... [more]

Port of South Louisiana

The Port of South Louisiana is the largest tonnage port district in the western hemisphere. Over 4,000 oceangoing vessels and 55,000 barges call at the Port of South Louisiana each year, making...... [more]


Sponsorship opportunities for the 2016 Legislative Briefing are available at three levels (see below).  Luncheon keynote speaker is Governor John Bel Edwards. Other distingu...... [more]