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Governor Dave Treen's Legislative Package (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-05-07

Duration: 00:08:05

Subjects: Politics | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1982 | LEGISLATION | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Tax exemptions | Manufacturing industries | STEIMEL, ED | Louisiana Association of Business and Industry | Coastal Wetlands Environmental Levy | Taxes | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Steimel, Ed Speaker
  • Mouton, Sonny Interviewee


This segment from the May 7, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an overview of the 200 bills in Governor Dave Treen’s legislative package for the 1982 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. This report includes highlights of a press conference with Governor Dave Treen discussing his bill to allow additional tax exemptions to manufacturing industries, as well as a press conference with Ed Steimel, the president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), announcing LABI’s opposition to Governor Treen’s proposed Coastal Wetlands Environmental Levy (CWEL), a tax on the transportation of oil and natural gas. Host: Beth George