The Mission of the Legislative Communications Office (LCO) is to advance the Louisiana Legislature by helping its Members and staff gather, consider and fully discuss all ideas; to increase public engagement; to foster confidence; and to build goodwill.

member services

The Legislative Communications Office provides the Louisiana Legislature with a fully comprehensive non-partisan communications office.

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press credentialing

The LCO provides press credentials to members of the working news media. Badges are only issued to those who have submitted an application and have been approved. To find out more, click the link below.

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civic education

The LCO assists Legislators in coordinating in-school visits with students each year to teach them the importance of civics both locally and nationally, providing resources for classroom demonstration and education purposes.

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Cory Stewart

Cory Stewart

Chief Communications Officer

State Capitol Building
P.O. Box 44291
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
(225) 342-8834   Phone Number  
(225) 377-2372    Fax Number

Member Services

News Writing/Editing

Our talented team of writing professionals works with legislators to communicate specific ideas and knowledge to the public.

Graphic Design

We have an extensive design team, capable of meeting even the most demanding graphic needs.

Direct Mail Marketing

We have the ability to produce a multitude of design pieces, from newsletters and mail-outs, to surveys, brochures and pamphlets.

Photography & Videography

The LCO has a staff of dedicated photographers for each chamber of the legislature for both committee and chamber meetings.

Constituency Outreach

Our office works to create unique opportunities for Legislators to connect with the citizens of Louisiana.

Endless Possibilities

The LCO offers complete design control on each & every element, providing endless marketing customization possibilities.

Audio/Video Management

The LCO manages the audio and video systems of the State Capitol, providing technical support to the camera, audio and cable television operations within the building.

News Monitoring

The LCO uses state of the art software to provide real-time news coverage to the members of the legislature.

Video Streaming/Web Design

The LCO Web & Digital Media team oversees the online streaming of all legislative proceedings and manages more than 20 websites for the legislature and conjoined entities.

Civic Education

Each year, legislators are asked to complete in-school visits with students to teach them the importance of civics both locally and on a national level.

Press Conferences/Media Briefings

The LCO maintains a lengthy list of local and national media contacts, along with a healthy working relationship with the media to assist in facilitating media coverage in a variety of different manners.

Press Credentialing

The LCO credentials only members of the working news media for coverage of the Louisiana Legislature.