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Governor Bobby Jindal (2014)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-01-08

Duration: 00:58:37

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Louisiana Governors | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Education | HIGHER EDUCATION | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Health Care | Common Core State Standards Initiative | School choice | MINIMUM WAGE | City of St. George Incorporation Effort


  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker


A speech by Governor Bobby Jindal before the Baton Rouge Press Club on January 8, 2014. He discusses: his upcoming economic development trip to Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan with Secretary Stephen Moret of the Department of Economic Development; the importance of direct foreign investment for Louisiana; and his reasons for traveling to Asia. He also answers questions from members of the press on the following topics: education reform; his top priorities for the upcoming legislative session; higher education; the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare; the Common Core educational standards; minimum wage; school choice; and the proposed community of St. George in East Baton Rouge Parish.