Troy Brown Announces Candidacy for Louisiana State Senate District Two

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Business owner and community leader Troy Brown would like to formally announce his intent to run for the District 2 Louisiana State Senate seat. Brown feels his proven leadership abilities and dependability to the citizens of the River & Bayou Parishes is evidence that he is ready to take charge and fight for the concerns of district two. If elected, he offers the community “A Local Leader, fighting for Local Concerns.”

District two is one of the newly created majority-minority State Senate districts that encompass a portion of eight different parishes: Ascension, Assumption, Iberville, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist and West Baton Rouge. Brown feels that working with a staff of over 400 employees within the parishes has helped him to become well known throughout the community and prepared him for the tasks ahead.

In 2007 Brown lost the District 58 State Representative race by a mere 4 %. Brown believes these results are evidence that he as well as the public believe he is prepared to take on a career in politics. Five of the eight parishes included in the 2007 State Representative race are included in the newly redistricted district two. Brown said, “Having business offices in four of the parishes in district two allows me to work throughout this district every day.” “I feel a sense of responsibility to these communities and for that reason I am ready to stand up and fight for their concerns.”

Brown believes that he has a firm grasp on the priorities of the people within district two as well as the changes they would like to see made in our district. During the election process Brown looks forward to sharing his 2011 campaign platform on issues surrounding healthcare, education, coastal erosion, and also the promotion of jobs and job training.

Brown said, “Many corporations have long complained about the lack of a skilled workforce in Louisiana.” Brown continued, “First we must address this shortcoming in order to attract viable businesses to our area and keep them for the long run.”

Brown says he also plans to continue pushing for better benefits and pay for Fire Fighters,

Police Officers and Emergency Personnel.

“The citizens of district two want a Senator that will not only listen, but implement sound

business strategies into the day to day affairs of government that will yield more positive

solutions,” Brown said. “The people of the River and Bayou Parishes want to see results.” Brown continued, “With the help of the entire South Louisiana legislative delegation working together, we will have more consistency and see those positive results that the people of Louisiana have long desired.”

Brown is a native of Napoleonville and currently resides in Geismar. Brown is married to Toni B. Brown and they have two children, Jatiea and Jaedon. Brown has owned and operated multiple businesses throughout district two for the last twenty years. He is the owner and CEO of Home-Health PCA, LLC and Troy Brown Construction.

Brown is a graduate of Assumption High School in Napoleonville. Brown obtained a BA in Criminal Law from Southern University at New Orleans, and an Assoc. of Science Degree from Southern University in Baton Rouge. Brown later pursed additional studies at the Southern University Law Center and Louisiana State University Paralegal School.

In an effort to be informative and assessable to district two, Brown has launched, “Troy Brown for Louisiana Senate District Two,” through the popular social network “Facebook.” Brown hopes citizens will visit the site to find out additional information about his background and political goals. Citizens can also contact him directly with their individual concerns thru this medium.

Brown proudly talks about being a true servant of people in and around the bayou and river parishes. Brown said, “I believe I am a servant of people.” “Serving in the Legislature is yet just another avenue to help the people here in the River and Bayou Parishes.” Brown continued, “For that reason I ask for their support and vote on Election Day.”