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State Rep. Julie Stokes (2016)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech, News, Public Affairs

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-06-13

Duration: 00:27:45

Subjects: State legislators | Taxes | INCOME TAX | Tax reform | BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Stokes, Julie S.


  • Stokes, Julie Speaker


A speech by State Representative Julie Stokes before the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 13, 2016. Stokes is a certified public accountant. She discusses: the divisions in the Legislature; the bad tax policy passed in the 2015 Legislative Session; the upcoming vote on a constitutional amendment moving the corporate tax rate to a flat rate; her income tax reform plan for individuals; and the tax rates in competing states. She also answers questions from the audience.