BRAC Announces Election Platform

BRAC Announces Election Platform
For East Baton Rouge Mayor-President and Metro Council Elections

Baton Rouge, LA (September 29, 2016) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today published its election platform for the East Baton Rouge Mayor-President’s and Metro Council races. The platform is attached and available here.

“The business community helped us to prioritize wide-ranging issue areas that directly impact our economy and quality of life,” said Adam Knapp, president and CEO of BRAC. “The need for strong, unifying leadership is more critical than ever following the tragic events of the summer.”

The primary election will take place on November 8; the general election is December 10.

About the Baton Rouge Area Chamber

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) leads economic development in the nine-parish Baton Rouge Area, working to grow jobs and wealth and to improve the business climate and competitiveness in the region. Today, BRAC investors include more than 1,500 small businesses, mid-sized firms, large industry and entrepreneurial startups, as well as individuals and organizations that support business and economic development. In this capacity, BRAC serves as the voice of the business community, providing knowledge, access, services and advocacy. More information is available at

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