Baton Rouge, LA (October 26, 2017) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today issued a public policy commentary defending the Industrial Tax Exemption Program and its pivotal role in sustaining economic growth in the Capital Region. The commentary underscores the importance of the construction jobs created by manufacturing projects as a catalyst for economic stability and vitality. The full commentary is attached and available online.
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.