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Robert Travis Scott, PAR (2016)




Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-06-08

Duration: 00:28:40

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Scott, Robert Travis | Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, Inc. | STATE BUDGET | Taxes


  • Scott, Robert Travis Speaker


A speech by Robert Travis Scott before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on June 8, 2016. Scott is the president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR). He discusses: how laws are made; the work of PAR; the reasons for Louisiana’s structural budget deficit, including health care costs, the pension systems’ unfunded accrued liability, and the state support of local governments; taxes, including the corporate franchise tax and sales tax; and his recommendations for stabilizing the state budget.