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Robert Travis Scott Interview (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-05-07

Duration: 00:05:52

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | INCOME TAX | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2021 | Scott, Robert Travis


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Scott, Robert Travis Interviewee


This segment from the May 7, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Robert Travis Scott, the president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR). He discusses: the proposed changes to the state income tax under consideration at the 2021 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature; state revenues; and Governor John Bel Edwards’ plan to spend the federal funding allocated to Louisiana through the American Rescue Plan.