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See which companies received city-parish economic development grants

While the city-parish has struggled over the years to find money to increase pay for police and public works employees, as well as matching funds for drainage projects, it has managed to dole out small economic development grants each year to a handful of recipients.

With business interruption insurance, ‘if in doubt, file a claim’

Business interruption insurance might not cover every loss a business experiences after a disaster like Hurricane Ida, but it never hurts to file a claim, experts say.

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.

BRAC, businesses raise questions behind Biden’s COVID vaccine mandate

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – We’re potentially weeks away before President Biden’s COVID action plan goes into effect, but a lot of businesses are still trying to figure out how this will work.

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.

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