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Caroline Fayard, U.S. Senate Candidate (2016)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-03-28

Duration: 00:28:42

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Fayard, Caroline | Elections, 2016 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2016 | Politics | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Local service airlines


  • Fayard, Caroline Speaker


A speech by Caroline Fayard before the Baton Rouge Press Club on March 28, 2016. Fayard is a candidate in the 2016 United States Senate election in Louisiana. She discusses: her role in the BP Oil Spill litigation; launching GLO Airlines, a regional airline headquartered in New Orleans; and why she is running for office. She also answers questions from the audience on the following topics: the timeline for bringing GLO Airlines to Baton Rouge; her status as an underdog in the race; her governing philosophy; whether she believes in global warming; the best use of the BP Oil Spill settlement funds; and whether she was satisfied with the settlement.