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Options for Reforming America’s Tax Code

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There is a widespread consensus among Americans across the political spectrum
that the U.S. tax system is overly complex, inefficient, uncompetitive, and due for an
overhaul. However, Congress has not passed a comprehensive tax reform bill in three
decades. As a result, many lawmakers have set their sights on the 2017 legislative
session as an opportunity to hammer out a tax reform deal.
Because so many parts of the U.S. tax code are in need of change, any tax reform bill
considered by Congress is likely to be hundreds of pages long and contain dozens […]

Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce Announces Honorees for the Terrebonne’s Young Achievers Award

The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce announced six honorees who will be receiving the 2016 Terrebonne’s Young Achievers awards at a special awards luncheon on December 6th. Receiving this honor are Ann Dupre, 39 year old Medical Staff Office Manager for TGMC; Christy Vargas Jaccuzzo, 28 year old Sales Executive/H.R. Specialist for Spartan Industrial Products; Trisha H. Melancon, 32 year old Vice Principal for Houma Jr. High; Robbie Naquin, 36 year old Tri-Parish Market President/SVP-Commercial Banking Section Manager for Capital One Bank; Katie Portier, 29 year old Marketing Associate for Synergy Bank; and Monique […]

U.S. Chamber Awards the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Suzanne Carlos | 985-876-5600 | March 10, 2016

U.S. Chamber Awards the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce
with 5-Star Accreditation

HOUMA, LA – The United States Chamber of Commerce today awarded the Houma-Terrebonne
Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational
procedures, and positive impact on the community.
“It was important to me, as the Board Chairwoman, and to the Chamber, that we maintain our
Five Star Accreditation,” said Stephanie Hebert. “This was a huge undertaking and I would like
to commend Earl Eues, Jr. and Kate […]

Safe Transportation For Medical Needs

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Being bed-bound or requiring a wheelchair to move around, a person's transportation needs become more demanding and, at times, harder to cater to. For starters, the lack of sufficient ramps for wheelchairs will often times force the use of portable, folding wheelchair ramps. But the transportation problems of people who need a hand to get around do not stop here. There is also the issue of finding the most suitable transportation means for these people, as well as the need to ensure high levels of safety whole on the road and when parked.

The Use Of […]