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Speaker of the House Jim Tucker (2010)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-05-10

Duration: 00:26:11

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Tucker, Jim | Louisiana. Legislature | Retirement | STATE BUDGET | Defined benefit pension plans | Defined contributions pension plans


  • Tucker, Jim Speaker


A speech by Speaker of the House Jim Tucker before the Baton Rouge Press Club on May 10, 2010. He talks about the need to reform the state’s retirement systems and proposes possible areas of improvement, including changing the defined benefit system into a defined contribution system, creating a new defined benefit system with a new set of standards, and consolidating the investment issues of the four state retirement systems into one commission to handle investment risks.