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Grigsby Promotes Merger of EBR Law Enforcement Agencies

Grigsby Promotes Merger of EBR Law Enforcement Agencies

Unifying Sheriff, City Police Proposed BATON ROUGE — Baton Rouge businessman Lane Grigsby said he wants an “honest and open dialogue and debate” on the pros and cons of merging the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office and the Baton Rouge Police Department.Grigsby, who paid $100,000 for a study of what happened when law enforcement agencies [...]

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Dan Juneau of LABI Says ‘Move Over Saudi Arabia!’

Dan Juneau of LABI Says ‘Move Over Saudi Arabia!’

by Dan Juneau President, La. Assn. of Business & Industry BATON ROUGE — Throughout my 40 years representing the business community—first with the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and then with LABI—I have been a student of energy issues and energy economics. I was in Lafayette when the streets were paved (figuratively speaking) with black gold; [...]

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Congressman Cassidy Tells Chamber Nov. 6 Is Critical

Congressman Cassidy Tells Chamber Nov. 6 Is Critical

Cassidy Takes Hard Line on Obama BATON ROUGE — Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-Baton Rouge) said Tuesday the election Nov. 6 will provide Americans with a stark choice — between the launch of a new American century and the danger of losing the country’s freedom.  Cassidy spoke to the monthly membership meeting of the new Chamber [...]

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New Chamber Holds Chick-fil-A Day

New Chamber Holds Chick-fil-A Day

BATON ROUGE — Several weeks ago, gay rights organizations announced a nationwide boycott of Chick-fil-A restaurants after the restaurant chain’s CEO said he favors traditional marriage. That led the newly-formed Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish to declare Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, as Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day in Baton Rouge.  The result was an unprecedented [...]

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Candidates Tell New Chamber of Commerce PSC Could Have Big Impact on State’s Future

Candidates Tell New Chamber of Commerce PSC Could Have Big Impact on State’s Future

BATON ROUGE — Four candidates for a seat on the Louisiana Public Service Commission brought their campaigns to Baton Rouge last Tuesday at a campaign forum sponsored by the new Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge. The event at Café Américain drew a crowd of business owners and media despite the fact that Hurricane [...]

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Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Is an Affiliate of U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Is an Affiliate of U.S. Chamber of Commerce

WASHINGTON — The United States Chamber of Commerce has announced its affiliation with the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge.  Phone 225-921-1433.  MAIL TO 7575 Jefferson Hwy. #60, BATON ROUGE, LA 70806

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How to Reach Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish

BATON ROUGE — The Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish can be reached at 225-921-1433.  MAIL to 910 North Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806  

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Murder Rate Setting All-Time Record in East Baton Rouge Parish

Murder Rate Setting All-Time Record in East Baton Rouge Parish

Dr. Beau Clark: Drugs, Revenge Drive Increase In Murder Rate by Woody Jenkins, editor BATON ROUGE — On Tuesday, the 6th month anniversary of his swearing in as Coroner, Dr. Beau Clark addressed the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge on the parish’s soaring murder rate. He spoke earnestly about the 84 murders that had been [...]

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Sheriff Sid Gautreaux to Address Chamber Membership Meeting Tuesday, July 24

Sheriff Sid Gautreaux to Address Chamber Membership Meeting Tuesday, July 24

BATON ROUGE — Sheriff Sid Gautreaux will speak on “Causes of Crime in East Baton Rouge Parish, What Your Sheriff’s Office Is Doing About It, and What You as a Business Owner Can Do” at the Monthly Membership Meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish. The sheriff will answer questions from [...]

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Fact Sheet about Chamber of Commerce for East Baton Rouge Parish

Fact Sheet about Chamber of Commerce for East Baton Rouge Parish

Purpose: To advance the best interests of the business community of East Baton Rouge Parish and the best interests of the people of the parish. Type Entity: Non-profit but contributions are not generally tax deductible. Mission To promote free enterprise, individual rights, limited government, traditional family values, character, education, patriotism, national security, and high ethical standards for business. Affiliation: The Chamber [...]

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