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Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne (Oct. 2021)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-10-11

Duration: 00:42:27

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | DARDENNE, JAY | Superdome (New Orleans, La.) | New Orleans Saints (Football team) | STATE BUDGET


  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker


This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on October 11, 2021. He discusses: the state’s arrangement with the Superdome in New Orleans, including the ongoing project to upgrade the Superdome and the timeline for a new lease with the New Orleans Saints; how the state is spending the federal funding allocated to Louisiana through the American Rescue Plan; and the state budget. He also answers questions from the media.