Chabert Endorsed by LABI’s SOUTHPAC

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Baton Rouge, La. – SOUTHPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), today announced endorsements for the 2015 fall elections, specifically the endorsement of Senator Norby Chabert (R-Chauvin, District 20). “Since its formation more than 25 years ago, SOUTHPAC has helped to elect state and local candidates who support… MORE »


Beth Mizell Endorsed By SOUTHPAC

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Baton Rouge, La. – SOUTHPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), today announced the endorsement Beth Mizell looking to replace term limited Senator Ben Nevers who served in senate district 12 for three terms. “SOUTHPAC actively searches for candidates who support job growth policies and economic development in… MORE »


SOUTHPAC Co-Endorses in SD 1

Baton Rouge, La. – SOUTHPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), today announced the endorsement of two candidates looking to replace retiring senator A.G. Crowe who served in senate district 1. “SOUTHPAC actively searches for candidates who support job growth policies and economic development in Louisiana,” Steve Stumpf,… MORE »


SOUTHPAC Endorses Beryl Amedee for HD-51

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Baton Rouge, La. – SOUTHPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), today announced the endorsement of Beryl Amedee (R-Gray) for House District 51. “Since its formation more than 25 years ago, SOUTHPAC has helped to elect state and local candidates who support job growth policies and economic development… MORE »


LABI SOUTHPAC Endorses Legislative and BESE Candidates

Baton Rouge, La. – SOUTHPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), today announced their first round of endorsements for the 2015 fall elections. “Since its formation more than 25 years ago, SOUTHPAC has helped to elect state and local candidates who support policies for growth and economic development… MORE »


LABI Releases 2015 Legislative Scorecard

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LABI today released scores from its legislative scorecard for the 2015 regular legislative session, tracking the votes of individual members in both the House and Senate on specific legislative items LABI put priority on. View a detailed publication summarizing the priorities.


Bouie elected after Green drops out

Eugene Green’s decision to end his bid for the 97th House seat allowed the former chancellor of Southern University-New Orleans Joe Bouie to slide into the seat unopposed. Green, the business development leader under former Mayor Marc Morial and U.S. Rep. William Jefferson’s former chief of staff, decided to bow out before the November 4 election…. MORE »


SOUTHPAC endorses Skrmetta

SOUTHPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), announced the endorsement of Eric Skrmetta, an incumbent Public Service Commissioner from District 1.   Skrmetta graduated from Brother Martin High School in New Orleans, received a Bachelor of Science in industrial technology from Louisiana State University, and graduated Cum Laude… MORE »


Candidates qualify to fill Brossett’s seat

Candidates quality for House District 97 (New Orleans East) Newly-elected New Orleans City Councilperson Jared Brossett officially left the Louisiana House of Representatives midway through his third year. The vacant seat had courted quite a few suitors, including one-term limited Sen. Ed Murray; Sidney Cates Jr., son of Judge Sidney Cates; businessman Randy Green; retired Southern… MORE »