Facilities renewal tax election on April 28 would build upon momentum

Baton Rouge, LA (April 24, 2018) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today issued a public policy commentary praising the positive progress of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System in increasing enrollment capacity in the South and Southeast portions of East Baton Rouge Parish. The commentary underscores the importance of the passage of the facilities tax renewal proposition on Saturday’s ballot as a means to continue to ensure that students have greater access to quality education. The full commentary is available on BRAC’s blog at brac.org/blog.

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 www.brac.org.

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