Political News

We support key legislation that affects our business community.
The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber is a non-partisan organization that supports legislation based on the following criteria:

  • Benefits the overall needs of the Terrebonne Parish economy
  • Benefits the business community at large
  • Upholds responsible government and pro-business legislation

  • 2017

    Bayou Cane Fire Dept. seeks community support! More info on moving recreation in Terrebonne forward.
    BAYOU CANE, LA - The Bayou Cane Fire Department (BCFD) will ask voters on October 14th for a millage increase and millage bond to hire additional firefighters and build a multipurpose training facility. Voters will see these propositions on the ballot as numbers 1 and 2, respectively . . . Read Here
    Chamber's Task Force on Recreation Information & Recommendations
    Click below for the Chamber's Recommendations on improving our recreation system and our letter to Parish President Gordon Dove and the council. You can also download a sample letter of your own to send to TPCG and the contact information for our local officials . . . Read Here
    State Treasurer and Public Service Commission Candidates
    Primary Elections are Saturday, October 14th. Below is the list of candidates for State Treasurer and Public Service Commission, District 2. The deadline to register to vote is September 13th, and early voting will be September 30th - October 7th. The General Election will be November 18th . . . Read Here
    PAR Commentary, Update on Steve Scalise's Condition, and More
    This week, Congressman Steve Scalise was readmitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) due to new concerns of infection. He underwent surgery and tolerated the procedure well. He remains in serious condition and will continue healing and treatment at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Please note that our offices remain open and ready to assist you in any way that we can. Our focus remains on fighting for Louisiana's values and priorities, and we are so thankful for the continued outpouring of prayers and kind words for Rep. Scalise and all others injured in the attack . . . Read Here
    Special Session is complete, final report on session from our lobbyist, Eric Sunstrom
    The people of the industry are the people of the state The people of the oil and natural gas industry live, work and raise their families across south Louisiana and in every parish of the state. The industry is made up of dedicated individuals, from proud veterans to fishermen. Get involved - join thousands of supporters across the state who are standing up for the industry by sharing your #WeAreLAOilandGas story with us! Read Here
    Louisiana Legislature Officially in Special Session
    Today, US Senators Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA), Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) introduced legislation to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for 10 years. The NFIP is currently set to expire on September 30, 2017 . . . Read Here