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Jim Bernhard, Shaw Capital Partners (2013)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-22

Duration: 00:28:13

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Bernhard, Jim | Business | Education | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | NATURAL GAS | Tax exemptions


  • Bernhard, Jim Speaker


A speech by Jim Bernhard before the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 22, 2013. Bernhard is the former chairman of the Shaw Group. He discusses: how large companies can help their local communities; his new company, Shaw Capital Partners; the importance of education for economic development; the economic impact of natural gas on the state; the need to develop a manufacturing base; the importance of developing a Louisiana education plan with dedicated revenue; and the need to analyze tax exemptions.