VP Pence Visits Louisiana, Meets With Local BR Business Leaders

Vice President Mike Pence with LA Rep Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence visits the Baton Rouge area today.

         Pence's office says he'll meet with local business people Wednesday to discuss health care, jobs and the economy.

         He's also scheduled to deliver remarks in Port Allen at Cajun Industries, a construction services corporation.

         Pence will be accompanied by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma and Republican Rep. Garret Graves.

         Pence’s schedule includes:


8:50 a.m. – Vice President Mike Pence departs Joint Base Andrews en route for Baton Rouge

10:20 a.m. – Arrives at Baton Rouge Municipal Airport, greeted by LA Gov. Bel Edwards

12:15 p.m. – Visits Cajun Industries, 2307 S Westport Dr., in Baton Rouge, where he’ll participate in a listening session with small businesses and job creators in the community

12:45 p.m. – Participates in a walking tour of the Cajun Industries' warehouse

1:15 p.m. – Delivers remarks

2:30 p.m. – Departs Baton Rouge Municipal Airport


         Other officials invited to attend the remarks/ rally include Sens. Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy, Reps. Steve Scalise, Ralph Abraham, Clay Higgins, and Mike Johnson, Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, Attorney General Jeff Landry, Secretary of State Tom Schedler, Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain, Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon, State Treasurer Ron Henson and Republican Party of Louisiana Chairman Roger Villere.


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