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BRAC: Capital Region Ranks 13th Nationally for Economic Diversity

January 18, 2023

The Capital Region’s economy is the 13th-most diversified among 384 metro areas nationwide, according to the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.

BRAC Celebrates First Anniversary of BR Works

January 18, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. (January 18, 2023) — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC)’s BR Works jobs portal today marked its first anniversary with over 81,500 page views and 13,900 users since its 2022 launch.

Capital Region Close to Fully Recovering Pandemic Job Losses

January 12, 2023

The Capital Region’s unemployment rate is at a record-low 2.6%, while the Baton Rouge area is 0.5% away from fully recovering the pandemic jobs losses, the Baton Rouge Area Chamber reports. 

Our Views: Despite National Headwinds, Baton Rouge Future Looks Brighter

January 12, 2023

If the financial markets, national and global, seem in constant turmoil, the real economy in the region centered around Baton Rouge is awash in good business news.

Baton Rouge Area Has Record-low Unemployment: BRAC

January 12, 2023

According to the Baton Rouge Area Chamber’s monthly economic indicator dashboard, the Capital region has a record-low unemployment rate and the largest labor force since 2018.


Monthly Economic Report Highlights Capital Region’s Record-Low Unemployment

January 12, 2023

Baton Rouge, LA (January 12, 2023) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today released its monthly economic indicator dashboard that examines and analyzes the state of the regional economy.

Leadership Baton Rouge Announces Class of 2023 

January 12, 2023

BRAC’s Leadership Baton Rouge program announces the class of 2023. Comprised of 41 people, they represent a cross-section of the Capital Region’s professionals.

Louisiana to Gain Over 3,000 Oil and Gas Jobs This Year

January 10, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) –  Louisiana is expected to see an increase in oil and gas industry jobs – most of them being right here in the capital region.

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