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Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, La. Bicentennial (2012)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-04-09

Duration: 00:27:32

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | DARDENNE, JAY | Louisiana. Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Louisiana. Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism | Louisiana Bicentennial Commission | Tourism | Economy


  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker


A speech by Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne before the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 9, 2012. He discusses: the upcoming celebrations for Louisiana’s bicentennial of statehood on April 30th; his office’s different tourism initiatives, including “Travel Louisiana First” and “Pick Your Passion”; the effect of sporting events on tourism in Louisiana; tourism’s total positive effect on the Louisiana economy; and the need for tourism to receive more state funding.