Decision 2022

The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce invited candidates running for public office to answer a standard set of questions for the purpose of informing the public on where each candidate stood on the issues of importance to the members of the Chamber and the voting public.

All candidates for Mayor of Shreveport, Shreveport City Council and Caddo School Board members who are running opposed were invited to participate. Candidates without video interviews declined to participate.

The buttons below link to each candidate’s complete interview, as well as their answer to each specific questions.

Are You Worried About Inflation?

For the past two years or so, it feels as if economists have been avoiding the wordsrecessionandinflation. No one wants to hear those terms. They’ve been pointing to economic equations and data to show we’re not “technically” in a recession because unemployment is low...

WORKFORCE

When businesses can find and retain the right people to innovate, compete, and grow—and when people have the skills and opportunities to put their talent to work—there’s no limit to what we can all achieve.A national crisis by the numbersRight now, there are too many...

A Look Ahead: Preparing for America’s 2025 Tax Cliff

It may seem hard to believe, but it has been nearly seven years since the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law. Heralded as the most comprehensive tax reform legislation to be enacted since 1986, the TCJA achieved a substantial...

Small Business Outlook: Optimism Around Growth Continues

Every week the U.S. Chamber's Vice President of Small Business Policy Tom Sullivan summarizes the latest data and what it means for the health of America's small businesses.This week is National Small Business Week, and survey data from Pew Research shows...

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