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State Rep. Richard Nelson (2022)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-10-03

Duration: 00:40:22

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | State legislators | Taxes | Tax reform


  • Nelson, Richard Speaker


This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by State Representative Richard Nelson before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on October 3, 2022. Nelson represents House District 89 in Mandeville. He discusses: his proposal to eliminate the state income tax; how his plan will shift the tax burden and remain revenue neutral; and the importance of establishing a property tax base for local governments. He also answers questions from the media.