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U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-08-14

Duration: 00:45:53

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | CASSIDY, BILL | Mental Health | Health Care | MEDICAID | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | National Flood Insurance Program (U.S.)


  • Cassidy, Bill Speaker


A speech by United States Senator Bill Cassidy before the Baton Rouge Press Club on August 14, 2017. He discusses: his denunciation of the car attack in Charlottesville, Virginia; the legislation that he has worked on, including the Mental Health Reform Bill of 2016, overturning OSHA’s Volks Rule, and the G.I. Bill; the Republicans’ efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare; Medicaid; the Cassidy-Graham amendment; his work in co-sponsoring the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program; and his efforts to expand the public’s access to red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. He also answers questions from the audience.