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Voice of Business in Government

Business Solutions - Government Relations: The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce is the ONLY business organization in Livingston Parish with a pulse on all business sizes and needs.  The Livingston Parish Chamber continuously monitors issues and encourages feedback from businesses on the outcomes of laws and their effect on business.  Every day we work with businesses from varying industries.  We exist for the advocacy of the Livingston Parish Business Community.

The Chamber’s Advocacy efforts focus on creating an atmosphere in which business can succeed and create jobs and the community can flourish. We are the primary voice of business in the community working with local, parish, state and federal policymakers on issues that improve our regions business environment.

We know that in this fast paced world, how you do business is always changing. What doesn’t change is the need to represent business interests with government. Government is an important partner in making Livingston Parish a competitive place to do business.  That’s why advocacy on behalf of business is a core focus of the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce. Efforts focus on business advocacy at the local, parish, state and federal levels of government.

Connecting leaders and influencing decisions is a natural role for the Chamber.  
We are the only entity in our community that represents business of all sizes, industries, and stages. From entrepreneurial startups to established corporations we harness the collective power of business to influence outcomes in government. The reason we do this is simple, we want our members to be profitable and competitive. Advocating on behalf of business creates a prosperous community. Efforts help advance an agenda with elected officials and key policy makers that promote a positive business climate and global competitiveness. Our efforts are centered-around ensuring that Livingston Parish is the place for you to operate, grow and sustain your business.

You can count on the Chamber to always work to improve the business climate on your behalf.

Why We Do It

  • Business needs an Advocate for solutions on key business issues
  • Policy makers need to understand business priorities
  • Promote interests of free market economy
  • Leverage clout for a unified voice
  • Simplify government regulations
  • Minimize taxes
  • Increase contact and access with elected officials
  • Maintain strong, diplomatic relationships with our elected officials
  • Build leaders for tomorrow’s future