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Report: Louisiana ranks 2nd for higher education funding cuts

By: David Jacobs, The Center Square Louisiana lawmakers cut state spending for colleges and universities by almost 38% in inflation-adjusted dollars from 2008 to 2019, the second-most […]

Tax reform has gone nowhere

By Jim Beam | American Press Louisiana’s legislative leaders are talking about tax reform again, a subject that has been thoroughly studied for many years by […]

DOTD secretary backs increase in state gas tax

Shawn Wilson, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, advocated for an increase in the state’s gas tax on the Ellevate Louisiana videocast, saying […]

Analysis: GOP lawmaker trying to sell colleagues on gas tax

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Though lawmakers spurned recent proposals to raise Louisiana’s stagnant gasoline tax, another Republican legislator is trying to muscle through the idea, […]

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Louisiana is a great place to live and work and our business community is keenly interested in furthering the business and economic development of our state. 

  • The go-to organization for business engagement in public policy.
  • Provides access to some of the critical thinkers in business and academia in Louisiana.
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  • Heather Hohensee
    Director of Government & Public Affairs | Tellurian
  • LeAnn Boyd
    President & CEO | Southern Scripts
  • William Moore
    Operations Manager | ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery
  • Thomas C. Galligan
    Interim President, Louisiana State University
  • Rick Born
  • Mark Drennen
    President / CEO
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    Founder / CEO

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