Thursday
Jun182015

LAHBPA Board of Directors Meeting

When:
Monday, June 22, 2015
11:00 AM

Where:
Evangeline Downs Pre-function Room
Opelousas, Louisiana

Friday
Jun122015

Attention Trainers:

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Trust (HWCIT) will be accepting applications for the July 1st 2015 to June 30th 2016 policy period beginning Wednesday June 24th, 2015.

Thank You

Monday
Jun082015

Notice

The Louisiana HBPA has a seasonal field office position opening in the Lafayette/Opelousas area.

The seasonal position concludes at the end of the Evangeline Downs Quarter Horse meet (late December 2015).

Computer skills required.  Race track experience preferred.

All interested candidates should forward a resume, by close of business on Tuesday June 16, 2015, to Larry Hamburger either by fax 504-872-9738 or e-mail lhamburger@lahbpa.org.  For more information call the LAHBPA office at 504-945-1555.

Thursday
May072015

ATTENTION LOUISIANA HORSEMEN

Thank you for your help in opposing Senate Bill 135.  The Louisiana HBPA delivered your petitions to the Senate Judiciary B Committee members and they voted to defer the Bill unanimously.  Please thank the members of the Senate Judiciary B Committee for protecting the interests of our industry.  Communicating your position to your Senators and Representatives is important and effective.  Our Legislators respond when they receive phone calls from Racing Industry participants.   Through the hard work of our Members, Board, President, and Staff, Louisiana will continue to be one of the top Horse Racing destinations in North America.

Thank you,
LAHBPA

Friday
May012015

Notice - Oppose SB 135

Louisiana HBPA Members:
The current Louisiana State Legislature is in session and an important bill, SB 135 by Senator Peacock, will be considered by the Senate Judiciary B Committee on Tuesday May 5, 2015. SB 135 will reduce the required race dates at Louisiana Downs by half. It is important that we contact members of this committee to express that we DO NOT want them to vote for this bill. Please contact the offices of Senators Morrell, Johns, Chabert, LaFleur, Peterson, and Smith to let them know we are opposed to Senate Bill 135. Attached is a list with the office numbers for these Senators.

Download SB 135

Download letter to senator opposing SB 135

Senate Judiciary B Committee Contact List

Senator

Dist

Office

Phone

Email

Jean-Paul J. Morrell
(Chairman)

3

6305 Elysian Fields Ave. Suite 404 New Orleans, LA 70122

(504) 284-4794

morrelljp@legis.la.gov

Ronnie Johns
(Vice-Chairman)

27

1011 Lakeshore Drive Suite 515 Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 491-2016

johnsr@legis.la.gov

Norbèrt N. "Norby" Chabert

20

P.O. Box 2417 Houma, LA 70361

(985) 858-2927

chabertn@legis.la.gov

Eric LaFleur

28

P.O. Box 617 Ville Platte, LA 70586

(337) 363-5019

lafleure@legis.la.gov

Karen Carter Peterson

5

1010 Common St. Suite 2510 New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 568-8346

petersonk@legis.la.gov

Gary Smith

19

P.O Box 189 Norco, LA 70079

(985) 764-9122

smithgl@legis.la.gov