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Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne (Aug. 2016)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-08-08

Duration: 00:28:13

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | DARDENNE, JAY | STATE BUDGET | TOPS PROGRAM | Taylor Opportunity Program for Students | Hospitals | CAPITAL OUTLAY


  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker


A speech by Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne before the Baton Rouge Press Club on August 8, 2016. He discusses: the possibility of another state budget shortfall; the cuts to the TOPS Program; the identification of additional government efficiencies; the status of the public-private partnerships between private hospitals and the Department of Health; the state’s cash flow challenges; and the capital outlay budget. Dardenne also answers questions from the audience.