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Tuition Tax Rebates (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-08-03

Duration: 00:06:19

Subjects: Education | Tax credits


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Talbot, Kirk Interviewee
  • Jackson, Katrina Interviewee
  • Moller, Jan Interviewee


This segment from the August 3, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s report on a new tax rebate for individuals or businesses that donate money to non-profit organizations that offer private school scholarships to low income students. Lincoln reports that Governor Bobby Jindal vetoed a similar bill offering a tax rebate for donations to public schools. She interviews: State Representative Kirk Talbot, the author of the private school bill; State Representative Katrina Jackson, the author of the public school bill; and Jan Moller, the director of the Louisiana Budget Project, on their concerns over the growing number of tax credits and tax rebates offered by the state. Host: Shauna Sanford