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 »
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 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.
Baton Rouge, La. – WESTPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), has announced its endorsement of recruited candidate Blake Miguez in the upcoming House District 49 special election to replace Rep. Simone Champagne (R-Erath). “Residents of House District 49 are very fortunate to have Blake Miguez step up… MORE »
Representative Christopher Hazel ( R ) is running for district attorney of Rapides parish. The three person race was pared down to a runoff between Hazel and Judge Phillip Terrell ( D ). In the primary, both Terrell and Hazel tied with 35% of the vote while former representative Chris Roy ( D ) received… MORE »
WESTPAC, Louisiana Association of Business and Industry’s political action committee for the southwest region, announced today the co-endorsement of Kent Savoie and Jamie Yelverton, two candidates running for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Louisiana. “The WESTPAC board is pleased to inform Louisiana voters that both Kent Savoie and Jamie Yelverton share the values… MORE »
Two candidates for HD-45, currently held by term-limited Rep. Joel Robideaux, have already come forward to launch their campaigns. The candidates are real estate attorney Jean-Paul Coussan and insurance agent Andre Comeaux. Jan Swift, an economic development executive, is rumored to join these two in the race for HD-45. Meet the HD-45 Candidates Andre Comeaux is a risk management consultant and… MORE »
WESTPAC, a political action committee of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), has announced its endorsement of Judge Scott Crichton for election to Louisiana Supreme Court District 2. “Electing Judge Crichton to the Louisiana Supreme Court will be a service not only to the residents of district two, but to all the citizens of… MORE »