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Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-06-12

Duration: 00:29:42

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2017 | Tax reform | RAINY DAY FUND | Louisiana Revenue Estimating Conference | STATE BUDGET | BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | DARDENNE, JAY | Politics


  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker


A speech by Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne before the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 12, 2017. He discusses: the 2000 Legislative Session, the last regular session of the Louisiana Legislature prior to the 2017 session to end without the passage of a state budget; the lack of tax reform passed during the 2017 Regular Session; the defeat of the commercial activity tax; the three constitutional protections under threat at the session – the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, the Rainy Day Fund and the Revenue Estimating Conference; and the status of the state budget. He also answers questions from the audience.