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Commissioner Jay Dardenne Interview (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-10-22

Duration: 00:05:51

Subjects: DARDENNE, JAY | STATE BUDGET | Economy


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Dardenne, Jay Interviewee


This segment from the October 22, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s in-studio interview with Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. He discusses: the state’s $1 billion budget surplus and the $1 billion in remaining federal funds from the American Rescue Plan; the portion of the state budget surplus that is already dedicated; and the Edwards’ Administration’s recommendations for the remaining funds.