The 2013 Legislature is preparing for another session and promises another series of important debates on the laws that affect business. Of course, there are always an array of other ideas that will be introduced into the discussion that will impact business and industry in Louisiana. Learn what the leaders in the legislature believe will happen this spring at the capitol.
Speakers will be:
Jim Patterson is LABI’s Vice President of Governmental Relations; Director of the Employee Relations Council, and Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment Compensation Task Forces. Jim is a Senate floor lobbyist and oversees LABI’s lobbying team. Patterson will be presenting LABI’s priorities for the upcoming 2013 regular legislative session, state’s fiscal outlook, and will discuss federal legislation that could dramatically affect Louisiana businesses.
Brian Landry is LABI’s Vice President of Political Action. In addition to directing LABI’s four-pac operation, he serves as director of the Small Business and Government Reform Council and the Technology Advocacy Council. Brian joined the LABI team in 2000 as a regional marketing manager, and has been a House floor lobbyist since 2005.