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Jim Richardson & Greg Albrecht, Economists (2012)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-12-17

Duration: 00:27:32

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Albrecht, Greg | Louisiana. Legislative Fiscal Office | Louisiana Revenue Estimating Conference | Economists | STATE BUDGET | Taxes | Richardson, James A.


  • Albrecht, Greg Speaker
  • Richardson, Jim Speaker


A speech by Greg Albrecht and Jim Richardson before the Baton Rouge Press Club on December 17, 2012. Albrecht is the chief economist for the Legislative Fiscal Office, while Richardson is an economics professor at LSU and a member of the Revenue Estimating Conference. They discuss the state budget, including: the impact of federal taxes on the state tax base; past tax trends; future projections; income taxes; sales taxes; state and local taxes; corporate taxes; and comparisons to neighboring states.