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Gov. Bobby Jindal - April 25, 2011

Louisiana Gubernatorial Addresses



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-25

Duration: 00:42:23

Subjects: Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | HIGHER EDUCATION | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Taxes


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Scott, Robert Travis Guest
  • Foster, Mark Speaker
  • Chaisson, Joel Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker


Shauna Sanford hosts live coverage of Governor Bobby Jindal’s opening address to the 2011 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature on April 25, 2011. Prior to the speech, Sanford and Robert Travis Scott of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) discuss the state’s $1.6 billion budget shortfall and the proposed legislation related to higher education. In the House Chamber, Pastor Mark Foster leads a prayer and Senate President Joel Chaisson leads the Pledge of Allegiance. During his speech, Governor Jindal discusses: his administration’s accomplishments in the areas of ethics reform, workforce development, education, infrastructure, and economic development; his proposed state budget; and his commitment to not raising taxes. Following the speech, Sanford and Scott analyze Governor Jindal’s address.