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State Treasurer John Kennedy (2016)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-06-27

Duration: 00:29:37

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Kennedy, John Neely | STATE BUDGET | MEDICAID | Public contracts | TOPS PROGRAM | Taylor Opportunity Program for Students | Taxes


  • Kennedy, John Speaker


A speech by State Treasurer John Kennedy before the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 27, 2016. Kennedy is a candidate in the 2016 United States Senate election. He discusses: the state budget; Medicaid costs; the state’s economy; his belief that the state has a spending problem; state contracts; Medicaid fraud; the TOPS Program; corporate income and franchise taxes; and his belief that the state will have enough revenue to fully fund TOPS.