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BRAC: ‘Far more questions than answers’ on Biden’s vaccination orders
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber is advising investors to take a “wait and see” approach to President Joe Biden’s recent order that companies with 100 or more employees require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to regular testing.
FuturePAC Poll on CATS Renewal Finds Strong Support
Baton Rouge, La. (September 16, 2021) – Today, FuturePAC released the full summary of a poll conducted on the Capital Area Transit System (CATS) millage renewal by JMC Analytics and Polling August 19-22, 2021, among 400 households considered likely voters in East Baton Rouge Parish. The poll found a strong majority of voters (57%) favored the renewal. The full summary is attached.
BRAC dashboard shows continued job gains
The Baton Rouge area saw continued job growth over the past month, according to the Baton Rouge Area Chamber’s monthly economic indicator dashboard.
BRAC, regional economic development groups push Congress for aid beyond FEMA
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber today joined regional economic development organizations in the hurricane-impacted areas of Louisiana to support efforts for a unified disaster aid appropriation for Louisiana’s recovery.
BRAC Joins Economic Development Groups Advocating for Unified Federal Aid
BATON ROUGE, La. (September 7, 2021) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today joined regional economic development organizations in the hurricane-impacted areas of Southeast and Southwest Louisiana to support efforts for a unified disaster aid appropriation for Louisiana’s recovery.
Nearly 30% of EBR still in the dark; see BRAC’s latest power outage tracker
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber has been tracking all available data related to power outages in the region.
BRAC Releases Final Analysis of Hurricane Ida Impact Survey
BATON ROUGE, La. (September 2, 2021) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today released an analysis of responses to its Hurricane Ida business impact survey. The survey collected responses from 163 regional businesses between Tuesday and today at noon.