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Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne (2012)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-11-19

Duration: 00:28:27

Subjects: DARDENNE, JAY | BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Louisiana. Office of the Lieutenant Governor | America's Wetland Foundation | MISSISSIPPI RIVER | Tourism | Super Bowl XLVII | France | CODOFIL | Louisiana. Department of Economic Development


  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker


A speech by Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne before the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 19, 2012. He discusses: working with the America’s Wetland Foundation to build resilient communities along the Gulf Coast; a recent study examining the importance of the Mississippi River; the importance of tourism in Louisiana; spending on out-of-state marketing; the upcoming LPB documentary “Sunshine by the Stars”; the upcoming Super Bowl in New Orleans, including the state’s obligatory funding; sports tourism; his recent trip to France with the Department of Economic Development and CODOFIL; and the importance of attracting Francophone visitors to the state.