As businesses need governmental policies that unleash the strength of the private sector, the Jefferson Business Council assists parish leaders in developing strategies for economic development and growth. Through advocacy and leadership, we foster open, frequent communication between community and government officials.
The JBC has made great strides to ensure the prosperity of the region's largest parish. Recently the JBC has been a principal advocate for the Jefferson Edge 2020 Quality of Life Initiative to address the parish's most critical issues. These include flood protection, crime, public education, healthcare, beautification, insurance, economic development and the redevelopment of Fat City.
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Jefferson Business Council: Support Avondale port project
At the Jefferson Business Council (JBC), a coalition of more than 70 civic and business leaders in Jefferson Parish, we work to create a high quality of life and generate economic development in Jefferson Parish. For too long, one of Jefferson Parish’s and the state’s...