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May 31, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-05-31

Duration: 00:02:22

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | Taxes | Tax exemptions | Capital gains tax | INVESTMENTS | Dividends | SALES TAX | CIGARETTES | Tobacco products


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Marionneaux, Rob Speaker
  • Erdey, Dale Speaker
  • Ritchie, Harold Speaker
  • Thomas, Rina Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 31, 2011, features State Senator Rob Marionneaux questioning State Senator Dale Erdey on his bills creating a tax exemption on investment and dividends earnings and capital gains income for people 65 years and older. It also includes State Representative Harold Ritchie testifying on his bill extending the four cent sales tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products. Host: Shauna Sanford