State Senator

Karen Carter Peterson

Democrat  District 5

Welcome to my Senate Web page! I am truly honored to serve the people of District 5. I am committed to doing my best to build a stronger Louisiana with improved educational and job opportunities and safer communities. Please feel free to use the tools and information here to learn about the legislature and to communicate your thoughts and opinions. I look forward to working with you throughout the upcoming years.
Please use the contact information found on the Web site to address your concerns. My staff and I look forward to hearing from you.
Senator Karen Carter Peterson

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Local and Municipal Affairs, Chairman
Commerce, Consumer Protection and International Affairs
Environmental Quality
Revenue and Fiscal Affairs
Joint Legislative Committee on Capital Outlay
Senate Executive Committee
Senate Select Committee on Homeland Security
Senate Select Committee on Women and Children

Democratic Caucus
Jefferson Parish Legislative Delegation
Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus
Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus
Orleans Delegation


  BOX 94183 Baton Rouge, LA 70804
  (225) 342-2040
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