The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce hosted U.S. Senator John Kennedy at the Lasyone’s upstairs banquet room on Aug. 22. The Senator delivered a congressional update to a crowd of over 80 business men and women. The luncheon program included the update from the senator, as well as an opportunity for the crowd to directly ask questions. Kennedy covered a broad range of hot topics, including the state of the economy, immigration, and Medicaid. The crowd asked questions about infrastructure and regulatory challenges.