The board of the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce has started the search for the new CEO. The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce is seeking a qualified candidate for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position. College or university degree required. Experience in management and related personnel issues. Proven organizational and planning skills. Excellent interactive people skills in working with a board of directors, members, the public and other organizations. Must be a self-starter with high energy level of proven leadership skills and creative thinking. Excellent public speaking and written communication skills. General knowledge of local governmental and political process […]
Via Houma Today
By Julia Arenstam Staff Writer
Several state legislators from the Houma-Thibodaux area say the state’s future looks more stable with the extension of a temporary sales tax.
Reps. Beryl Amedee, Tanner Magee and Jerome Zeringue, all R-Houma, and Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, spoke to the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce Tuesday following the closure of the special session of the state Legislature on Sunday.
During the third special session of the year, lawmakers agreed to keep 0.45 percent of a 1 percent sales tax that was added in […]
Via The Times of Houma-Thibodaux
By COLIN CAMPO The Times of Houma-Thibodaux
The Louisiana State Treasurer held a presentation warning of dire straits ahead, if Louisiana doesn’t curb its spending.
John Schroeder, Louisiana State Treasurer, told his audience at the Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce’s general membership luncheon that while the state’s budget was growing at 6 percent, individual income within the state was only growing at 1 percent.
“If we don’t put our politics aside and tell you what you need to know, not what you want to know,” Schroder […]