As businesses need governmental policies that unleash the strength of the private sector, the Jefferson Business Council assists parish leaders in developing strategies for economic development and growth. Through advocacy and leadership, we foster open, frequent communication between community and government officials.
The JBC has made great strides to ensure the prosperity of the region's largest parish. Recently the JBC has been a principal advocate for the Jefferson Edge 2020 Quality of Life Initiative to address the parish's most critical issues. These include flood protection, crime, public education, healthcare, beautification, insurance, economic development and the redevelopment of Fat City.
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Jefferson Business Council Supporting Renewal of Expiring Jefferson Parish Transit Millages on October 14th Ballot
The Jefferson Business Council, an organization consisting of 59 major Jefferson Parish business owners and chief executive officers, has voted to support the renewal of two expiring transit millages that will be on the October 14th ballot. One of the millages, which...