LEDC News

Louisiana Business Connection

Louisiana Business Connection is an online platform designed to promote growth and inclusiveness in Louisiana. The new tool will connect major Louisiana business projects with small businesses, as well as minority-owned and disadvantaged business. It will serve as a...

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Flood Recovery Resources

The Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center (LA BEOC) is activated and assisting the state with the response and recovery of the current historic flooding event. Please go to labeoc.org to view News Alerts and login to update your contact information if...

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New CEO David Bennett

The LEDC is pleased and excited to welcome new President, David Bennett. David has been selected as the new CEO & President of the Livingston Economic Development Council. He will begin his new role in this position on April 25, 2016. David has over 13 years of...

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A Tribute to Jeff David

On Monday, October 28th LEDC founding board member Jeff David passed away.  Mr. David was well known for his ownership and management of the Livingston Parish News newspaper, a family run business established in the late 1800’s.  An attorney by training, he chaired...

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A WIN is Only the Beginning!

Often, project announcements are considered the final event in a project timeline.  In fact, most of the time the announcement is the trigger of a steady stream of activities to help get the project up and running.  Permitting, utility service, drainage, access,...

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Martin Brower Breaks Ground!

On October 13th the LEDC along with local, state and parish officials celebrated the official groundbreaking for the project which will eventually employ nearly 200 people.  The site preparation is well under way and soon we will see concrete poured and structure...

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Congestion Has Posed Major Hardships

LIVINGSTON – Congestion along interstate highways and other major arteries has posed major hardships for businesses throughout the area. A panel of four members of the area business community discussed those hardships Monday during a field hearing on small businesses...

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Larry Collins selected as new CEO & President

Larry Collins has been selected as the new CEO & President of the Livingston Economic Development Council. He will begin his new role in this position on May 11th, 2015.  “After building a career of recruiting and working projects at the state and regional level,...

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