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U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (2014)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-04-07

Duration: 00:29:06

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | SENATORS | Flood insurance | Energy | COASTAL RESTORATION | Environment | NATURAL GAS | Keystone Pipeline | Education | MEDICAID | Health Care | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


  • Landrieu, Mary Speaker


A speech by United States Senator Mary Landrieu before the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 7, 2014. She discusses: the passage of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, which lowers flood insurance rates; her accomplishments while serving on the Senate Energy Committee, including the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act; her new role as the chair of the committee; coastal restoration; investments in energy infrastructure; natural gas; her support for the Keystone XL pipeline; education; the need to encourage girls to study science; Medicaid expansion; and the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.