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May 6, 2013

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-05-06

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | Tax reform | Tax credits | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | State Budget Cuts


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Robideaux, Joel Speaker
  • Barfield, Tim Speaker
  • Johnson, Robert Speaker
  • Montoucet, Jack Speaker
  • Moret, Stephen Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 6, 2013, features: State Representative Joel Robideaux, the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, reporting eight state budget bills as unfavorable; Tim Barfield of the Department of Revenue asking the committee why a tax reform bill was reported unfavorable; and State Representative Jack Montoucet and Secretary Stephen Moret of the Department of Economic Development testifying on Montoucet’s bill cutting tax credits for businesses by 5%. Host: Charlie Whinham