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Stephen Moret, Economic Development (2011)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-01-03

Duration: 00:29:00

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Moret, Stephen | Louisiana. Department of Economic Development | Economy | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Offshore oil well drilling | OIL INDUSTRY | Government


  • Moret, Stephen Speaker


A speech by Stephen Moret before the Baton Rouge Press Club on January 3, 2011. Moret is the Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. He talks about the state of Louisiana’s economy over the past three years, including the effect of the 2010 BP Oil Spill and the Obama Administration’s moratorium on offshore deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. He also discusses the department’s priorities for 2011, including economic competitiveness, improving in national rankings, and innovation.