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Member Advocate - April 11 - House Labor Committee Kills Minimum Wage Increase
In January 2014, when President Obama announced the intent to increase the federal minimum wage, we polled our members to see what you thought. 75% of you told us that you were opposed to increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 Furthermore, 76% of you told us to oppose any efforts by the state legislature to impose a statewide minimum wage. We heard you and we did that! [more]

CHAMBER MEMBER REPORT - April 9
Newest Members, Announcements and More... [more]

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS, APRIL 22
Join us for the Chamber's BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS event sponsored and hosted by Holiday Inn Shreveport Airport West on April 22nd, 8:15am [more]

Upcoming YPI events you don't want to miss!
April Social taking place April 17 and Lunch & Learn on April 29 [more]

ACTION ALERT - Louisiana House of Representatives will vote TOMORROW!
The Louisiana House of Representatives will vote TOMORROW, 4/9/14, on two key lawsuit reform bills! Please contact our Northwest Louisiana House Delegation TODAY and ask them to vote FOR HB 482 and HB 917! [more]

Business Development Luncheon - April 17th - What "Family" Means to a Family-Owned Business
Don't miss this event featuring Christopher L. Martin, Ph.D. RSVP is required for this event... [more]

Member Advocate - April 4 - Common Core Prevails
The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce joined Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), Blueprint Louisiana and other chambers of commerce throughout Louisiana in a show of strength at the state Capitol on Wednesday of this week. The discussion on whether to keep or dismantle the Common Core State Standards for K-12 and its assessment tool (PARCC) was so intense that it lasted all day and into the night on Wednesday... [more]

Chamber Flash - April 2 - Important News for Business!
Stay informed of Chamber programming that can assist your business needs and take advantage of the many benefits we have to offer you & your business! [more]

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