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Some Support East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Tax Renewal. Others Want Details on Spending.

December 8, 2022

East Baton Rouge voters will see a somewhat familiar measure on their ballots when they head to the polls Saturday: the renewal of a property tax that supports the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office operating budget.

Baton Rouge Area College Student Enrollment at All-Time High

December 7, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (December 6, 2022) — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today released its 2023 Economic Outlook report, highlighting increased college student enrollment, regional growth in entrepreneurship, an increase in population migration, and overall business optimism for the new year.

Colleges in the Capital Area are at an All-time High in Enrollment, but Some Leave the Area Following Graduation

December 6, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber, BRAC, released its 2023 Economic Outlook report, highlighting increased college student enrollment, regional growth in entrepreneurship, and an increase in population migration.

Construction Poised for a Big Year, According to BRAC 2023 Economic Outlook

December 6, 2022

The construction sector, responsible for most of the Capital Region’s recent job losses, is poised for a big comeback next year, according to the Baton Rouge Area Chamber. 

Baton Rouge College Enrollment at All-time High; Need to Keep Grads at Home, BRAC Says

December 6, 2022

The Baton Rouge area’s college enrollment is at an all-time high, and local businesses must focus on keeping those students in town after they graduate to solve the region’s workforce needs, according to an economic report from the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.

BRAC Announces Support for EBR Sheriff Millage Renewal

November 28, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (November 28, 2022) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced its support for the renewal of the parish-wide Law Enforcement District millage for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s office.

BRAC, Baton Rouge Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Foundation Unveil Business-Led Page/Rice Camera Initiative 

November 22, 2022

Baton Rouge, La. (November 22, 2022) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) and the Baton Rouge Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Foundation today unveiled the Page/Rice Camera Initiative, a business-led crime-prevention strategy. 

BRAC Releases Annual Handshake Report Card

November 16, 2022

Baton Rouge, La. (November 16, 2022) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today released the year two progress report on the organization’s partnership with LSU and Southern University to retain graduates in the region by connecting students to local career opportunities through the Handshake platform.

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