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Higher Income Taxes (1984)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-02-17

Duration: 00:06:11

Subjects: Taxes | INCOME TAX


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Johnson, Ken Reporter
  • Pliner, Emogene Interviewee
  • Thiel, Art Interviewee


This segment from the February 17, 1984, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson’s report on the reactions of Louisiana residents to paying higher income taxes. Johnson reports that the Louisiana Legislature voted to increase the income tax, retroactive to January 1983, during the recent Special Session in December 1983. He interviews: Louisiana residents; Emogene Pliner, the vice president of the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR); and Art Thiel, the president of PAR. Host: Beth Courtney