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March 8, 2016

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-03-08

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2016 | SPECIAL SESSIONS | Taxes | Corporate tax | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | Business


  • Spires, Kelly Host
  • John, Chris Speaker
  • Carter, Troy Speaker
  • Waguespack, Stephen Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from March 8, 2016, features Chris John, the president of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, and Stephen Waguespack, the president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), testifying in the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee against raising taxes on businesses. It also includes State Senator Troy Carter speaking in favor of the taxes. Host: Kelly Spires