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U.S. Senator David Vitter (2014)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-06-16

Duration: 00:29:12

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Vitter, David | SENATORS | Elections, 2015 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2015 | Education | HIGHER EDUCATION | STATE BUDGET | Business | MEDICAID | TOPS PROGRAM | Taylor Opportunity Program for Students | Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East | Politics


  • Vitter, David Speaker


A speech by United States Senator David Vitter before the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 16, 2014. Senator Vitter is a candidate in the 2015 gubernatorial election. He discusses: the key themes of his gubernatorial run; his work in the United States Senate, including the Water Resources Development Act, the Highway Bill, the Chemical Safety and Regulatory Reform Bill, and veterans’ issues; why he is running for governor; K-12 education; higher education; the state budget; infrastructure; Louisiana’s business environment; Medicaid reform; the TOPS scholarship program; and the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East’s lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies.