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LA Speaks: Richard Nelson (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-01-05

Duration: 00:06:00

Subjects: Nelson, Richard | Louisiana. Department of Revenue | Government


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Nelson, Richard Interviewee


This segment from the January 5, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s interview with Richard Nelson of Mandeville, the incoming secretary of the Louisiana Department of Revenue. He discusses: his appointment; his goals for the department; his decision to drop out of the 2023 gubernatorial election; and bringing a fresh perspective as one of the youngest officials in the state. This segment is a part of the “Louisiana Speaks” series.