SPONSORED: It’s Not Just About Mardi Gras

Members of the Monroe City Council, Monroe Chamber and the Mayor of Monroe with Congressman Ralph Abraham after a highly successful meeting in his Washington, DC office.

The Picard Group (TPG) traveled to Washington D.C. this week not only to celebrate Washington Mardi Gras but to meet with Congressional leaders. Several TPG clients made the trip with staff. The Louisiana contingency made time to celebrate the spirit of Louisiana and meet with key lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

The Cameron Parish Police Jury met with Congressional members to discuss liquefied natural gas plant updates, Southwest Coastal study, FEMA and flood risk issues.

The Lafayette Airport Commission updated key Congressional Members on the new terminal project at the Lafayette Regional Airport and thank Members of the delegation for their help and continuing efforts to fund the highly anticipated terminal.

Chamber SWLA informed Congressional members on the annual successful LegisGator luncheon in August. They also shared their legislative priorities for the year, most importantly the I-10 Bridge in Lake Charles, LA and how the administration’s infrastructure package could potentially assist in this project.

The Mayor of Monroe and members of the Monroe City Council as well as the Monroe Chamber had two full days of congressional visits. They shared and updated Members on several projects imperative for the city of Monroe and surrounding area.

Dr. Joseph Savoie, President, University of Louisiana Lafay will host Washington Mardi Gras attendees at a reception this evening to praise the university’s successes and most recent hires.

The week is filled with great fun, but we do find time for work, as well!

Happy Mardi Gras!

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