Southwest Louisiana - The Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance and Chamber SWLA endorses Louisiana Association of Business and Industry's (LABI)
The executive summary precedes the release of a fuller commentary that is still under review. This summary should be widely shared and reviewed. It includes health and safety considerations, critical considerations for officials and employers prior to reopening, and three components to a gradual process for reopening the economy.
"Louisiana has come together to fight an unprecedented health crisis," said LABI President Stephen Waguespack. "It is time now to begin to turn our attention to the economic crisis facing households and businesses across Louisiana. The first step is to safely re-open the economy, and we hope these initial suggestions are the beginning of a dialogue with our elected officials to jointly accomplish that goal."
Thirty-six organizations from around the state have endorsed the framework.