WESTPAC Endorses Stefanski for House District 42

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Baton Rouge, La. – WESTPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) today announced the endorsement of Crowley, LA attorney John Stefanski for House District 42. “Today we are proud to announce our endorsement of John Stefanski. This district has been eager for a representative who understands the difficulties… MORE »


2017 Special Elections

It will be a busy special election season for 2017. The winners of the fall elections are producing vacant seats that must be filled as soon as possible. The special election date has been set for March 25, 2017 and qualifying rounds will run from January 11th – 13th. The following will provide you with… MORE »


Supreme Court Race Heats Up

The amount of money being spent in this year’s supreme court election will certainly reach new high water marks for Louisiana’s highest court. A great deal is at stake in who takes the third district seat being left vacant by retiring Justice Knoll. LABI’s PACs have endorsed Lafayette District Court Judge Marilyn Castle over 3rd… MORE »


Business Group Solely Endorses Reldon Owens in PSC Race

Baton Rouge, La. – WESTPAC, EASTPAC, NORTHPAC and SOUTHPAC, political action committees of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), announced today that all four of their political action committees have endorsed Reldon Owens for Public Service Commissioner District 4, an open seat to replace retiring Commissioner Clyde Holloway. This district stretches across Southwest… MORE »


Judge Marilyn Castle endorsed for State Supreme Court

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Baton Rouge, La. – The four political action committees of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), today announced their endorsement of Judge Marilyn Castle in the race to replace retiring Justice Jeanette Theriot Knoll on the Louisiana Supreme Court. The election is in November 2016. “After a series of interviews and many hours… MORE »


LABI’s PACs Endorse 93 Candidates for 2015 Election

Baton Rouge, La. — The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry’s political action committees laid out its endorsements for district and statewide races on the Oct. 24 ballot. LABI’s PACs, NORTHPAC, EASTPAC, SOUTHPAC and WESTPAC, collectively endorsed 55 legislators as well as the candidacy of 10 challengers over incumbents and 19 candidates in open seats…. MORE »


Biscuit Smith Endorsed by WESTPAC

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Baton Rouge, La. – WESTPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), today announced its endorsement of Biscuit Smith (R-Longville) for his election bid for House District 32. WESTPAC covers the Lafayette, Lake Charles and Alexandria regions of the state. “We encourage the broader business community to support our… MORE »


Julie Emerson endorsed by WESTPAC

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Baton Rouge, La. – WESTPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) today announced their endorsement of Julie Emerson (R-Carencro) for her election bid for House District 39. WESTPAC covers the Lafayette, Lake Charles and Alexandria regions of the state. “We encourage the broader business community to support our… MORE »


LABI WESTPAC Endorses Legislative and BESE Candidates

Baton Rouge, La. – WESTPAC, 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. “Our PAC members are committed to ensuring elected leaders continue to prioritize growth and prosperity, said WESTPAC Chairman Charles Trent. “Today we are proud to… 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 prioritized. View a detailed publication summarizing the priorities.