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Gov. Bobby Jindal - April 8, 2013

Louisiana Gubernatorial Addresses



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-8

Duration: 00:30:46

Subjects: Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Politics | Government | Taxes | Tax reform | INCOME TAX


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Scott, Robert Travis Guest
  • Bayhi, Jeff Speaker
  • Alario, John Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker


Shauna Sanford hosts live coverage of Governor Bobby Jindal’s opening address to the 2013 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature on April 8, 2013. Prior to the speech, Sanford and Robert Travis Scott of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) preview the major issues of the session. In the House chamber, Father Jeff Bayhi leads a prayer, the Baton Rouge Fire Department presents the colors, and Senate President John Alario leads the Pledge of Allegiance. In his speech, Governor Bobby Jindal discusses his support of repealing the state income tax and explains his decision to pull his tax reform plan. He also calls on the Legislature to send a bill repealing the income tax to his desk. Following the speech, Sanford and Scott analyze the Governor’s remarks.