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April 27, 2015

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-27

Duration: 00:01:45

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | Taxes | CIGARETTE TAXES


  • Connelly, Kelly Host
  • Moller, Jan Speaker
  • Hoyt, Fred Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 27, 2015, features Jan Moller of the Louisiana Budget Project and convenience store owner Fred Hoyt testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee on a bill increasing the cigarette tax. Host Kelly Connelly reports that the committee voted to raise the tax by 32 cents instead of the original proposal of $1.18 per pack. Host: Kelly Connelly