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U.S. Senator David Vitter (2012)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-02-06

Duration: 00:26:40

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Vitter, David | SENATORS | Tax reform | National Flood Insurance Program (U.S.) | United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | United States. RESTORE Act of 2012 | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Educational change | Retirement | PENSIONS | Liability (Law)


  • Vitter, David Speaker


A speech by United States Senator David Vitter before the Baton Rouge Press Club on February 6, 2012. He discusses his views on several important national and state issues for 2012, including: spending and tax reform; the National Flood Insurance Program; the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; the Restore Act, which will guarantee that 80% of the fines resulting from the 2010 BP Oil Spill will stay in the Gulf states affected by the spill; education reform; state pension reform; and legal liability reform.