The Iberia Economic Development Authority, in conjunction with One Acadiana and Iberia Parish Government, announced Tuesday morning the certification of Progress Point in Iberia Parish. 

The announcement came at the IEDA office in downtown New Iberia, with local public officials and One Acadiana members present to celebrate the announcement. The site is the second certified site in Iberia Parish, along with the Acadiana Regional Airport. 

Today, Iberia Economic Development Authority with One Acadiana (1A) and CLECO announced that a 45.29-acre site along Highway 90 has been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program.

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After the release of LEAP scores recently, One Acadiana is optimistic that the improvement of 8 out of 9 parishes in our area will make Acadiana more attractive for business. Click play to hear what they had to say!

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) announced today that BB&T Insurance Holdings, Inc. (BB&T Insurance) has completed its acquisition of Regions Insurance Group (Regions Insurance) from Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF). Terms were not disclosed.

One Acadiana's President and CEO Troy Wayman stopped by "Acadiana's Morning News" on Monday to talk about the work going on at the chamber.

Wayman says even though it's summer, the works never stops to promote our Acadiana region.

The Chamber President says they have been working hard to designate certified sites within each parish that are ready for development.

Osland one of 21 nationwide selected to participate

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 27, 2018) — Anna Osland, One Acadiana Policy Manager, has been selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to study education attainment along with 20 chamber of commerce professionals from communities throughout the United States.

Recap: Second Special Session

Louisiana’s Second Special Session of 2018 ended at midnight on June 4 without agreement on how much revenue the state needs for the new budget year that begins July 1.

The main purpose of the session was to address a looming fiscal cliff, estimated at $648 million, as certain temporary taxes, including a fifth penny of state sales tax, are set to expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

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President Donald Trump has appointed Lafayette attorney Frank Neuner to the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. The LSC is the nation’s single largest provider of legal assistance grants for low-income Americans. 

U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and John Kennedy (R-LA) welcomed the news, praising Neuner's extensive work helping low-income individuals in Louisiana gain access to legal services.

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1A Sites Selection Investment Profile

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Southern Louisiana Economic Development Guide 2015-2016

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Click the play button above to watch a recording of the LOGA Gubernatorial Forum moderated by One Acadiana President & CEO Jason El Koubi. The Forum was held March 13, 2015 in Lake Charles.

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News Page Play Button.pngClick the icon to listen to Harry Weiss and Dr. Pearson Cross discussing the importance of I-49 South and the I-49 Lafayette Connector project on KRVS Radio Acadie 88.7 FM

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