Adam Knapp

Republicans Elbert Guillory and Quin Hillyer review the first night of the Democratic convention. Baton Rouge Area Chamber head Adam Knapp informs listeners that spending has dropped 20 percent in Baton Rouge since the end of the 600 dollar federally enhanced unemployment checks. Jean Guerrero discusses her research into Trump speech writer Stephen Miller.

BREC head Adam Knapp updates us on the state of Baton Rouge business in the COVID era. Treasurer John Schroder discusses the status of the Main Street Recovery Program. Robert Draper details his new book To Start A War: How the Bush Administration Took America Into Iraq.

Jim looks at the state of the Presidential Race and the chances of college football beginning on time. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings discusses where the country is in the post George Floyd world. Baton Rouge Area Chamber CEO Adam Knapp on BRAC’s statement on Connie Bernard. John Wirt on Tom Hank’s Greyhound.

Adam Knapp, President and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, updates listeners on how companies are adapting to the prolonged Phase Two, and a recent controversy involving the school board. LSU luminary James Wharton discusses the renaming of Middleton library and school desegregation.

Adam Knapp, President of Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce, comments on Louisiana moving to Phase Two in the comeback from COVID-19. Tim Barfield, President of CSRS, looks at infrastructure needs in Baton Rouge. Colleen Temple, University High School senior, and commentator Clay Young call for peaceful demonstrations in response to the death of African-American George Floyd after Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin drove his knee into a handcuffed Floyd for nearly nine minutes as three fellow officers watched Floyd beg for his life.

Boo Milton talks of how the Obama Foundation's MBK Alliance is assisting local communities during the pandemic.

Adam Knapp, President of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, reviews the business reaction to Phase One of the return to commerce amid Covid-19.

Mike Bertaut, health care economist for Blue Cross, looks at the impact of coronavirus on insurance, health care and national politics.

Baton Rouge Area Chamber President Adam Knapp on the state of business in Baton Rouge. Financial Advisor Ameen Walker on small business loans and unemployment payments. WRKF Station Manager Paul Maassen asks listeners to donate for Giving Tuesday.

Adam Knapp, President and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, surveys the economic climate amid Covid-19. Baton Rouge lawyer Steve Myers, who owns 60 properties, looks at landlord challenges spurred by the Coronavirus pandemic. Historian Robert Hutchinson reflects on the assassination of President Lincoln 155 years ago today.

Author David Campt on his appearance in Baton Rouge and BR Area Chamber of Commerce President Adam Knapp. They will talk about the importance of dialogue in addressing divisions along racial lines. Smiley Anders, columnist for The Advocate, reminisces about 39 years of writing his six day per week column.

Helping Businesses Get Back On Solid Ground

Aug 26, 2016
Sue Lincoln

“This is not the Katrina SBA.”

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet was in south Louisiana Thursday, helping turn attention to assistance for businesses impacted by the flood.