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Jan Moller, La. Budget Project (2015)

The Press Club

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-20

Duration: 00:29:01

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Moller, Jan | Louisiana Budget Project | STATE BUDGET | Taxes | HIGHER EDUCATION | Early childhood education

Contributors:

  • Moller, Jan Speaker
  • Bronson, Melanie Speaker

Description

A speech by Jan Moller before the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 20, 2015. Moller is the director of the Louisiana Budget Project. He discusses: the Budget Project’s mission to promote tax and budget policies that help low and moderate income families; the current state budget situation; research and recommendations for the state budget deficit; the Earned Income Tax Credit; need-based aid for higher education; early childhood care and education; the inventory tax; higher education tuition and fees; and corporate taxes. Melanie Bronson, the executive director for the Policy Institute for Children also speaks about the importance of early childhood care and education and the Ready Louisiana Campaign.