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June 4, 2009

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-06-4

Duration: 00:02:24

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2009 | Politics | Government | Transportation | Construction projects | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Angel Investor Tax Credit | Tax amnesty | Taxes


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • McPherson, Joe Speaker
  • Marionneaux, Rob Speaker
  • Smith, Jane Interviewee


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 4, 2009, features the approval of two bills on the Senate floor: the creation of a design-build program to help streamline the process for taking bids on state transportation projects and the extension of the “Angel Investor” tax credit, which encourages investment in potentially risky start-up businesses. It also includes an interview with State Representative Jane Smith on a proposed tax amnesty program. Host: Shauna Sanford