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LED Sec. Don Pierson Interview (July 2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-07-27

Duration: 00:06:04

Subjects: Pierson, Don | Louisiana. Department of Economic Development | Louisiana FastStart | Workforce development | Business


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Pierson, Don Interviewee


This segment from the July 27, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s on-set interview with Secretary Don Pierson of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. He discusses: the success of the FastStart Workforce Program; Louisiana’s disparate rankings in national magazines; the state’s strengths and obstacles in attracting businesses; and Shintech’s announcement of a $1.4 billion expansion in Iberville Parish.