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Budget & Finance Videocasts

Tax Reform Legislative Panel

March 24, 2021

In this episode of Ellevate’s Engage Videocast we discuss Tax Reform with Rep. Stuart Bishop, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Joining Rep. Bishop in the interview are several members of a committee that were called together to develop Tax reform legislation for this important fiscal session including Rep. Beau Beaullieu, Rep. Phillip Devillier and Rep. Barry Ivey.


Rep. Jerome Zeringue
Chairman, House Appropriations Committee

March 19, 2021

In this episode of Ellevate’s Engage Videocast we discuss Louisiana's Budget and Fiscal Session with Rep. Jerome Zeringue, Chairman of Appropriations. Julie Stokes and Rep. Zeringue discuss the American Rescue Plan Act, the Governor's Executive Budget and more.

Sen. Bret Allain
Chairman, Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs

March 12, 2021

In this episode of Ellevate’s Engage Videocast we discuss tax reform with Sen. Bret Allain, Chairman of Revenue and Fiscal Affairs committee. Julie Stokes and Sen. Allain discuss his comprehensive tax reform package, the franchise tax, centralized sales tax collection and more.


Greg Albrecht & Chris Keaton
Louisiana Legislative Fiscal Office

January 26, 2021

In this episode of the Engage videocast, we wrap up our conversation on the states finances. Julie Stokes speaks with Greg Albrecht and Chris Keaton with the Louisiana Legislative Fiscal Office on budget expectations, the Revenue Estimating Conference and more!

Kimberly Lewis Robinson
Secretary, Louisiana Department of Revenue

January 8, 2021

This week’s podcast is a little longer than usual, but it is a virtual treasure trove of valuable insight into Louisiana. It is an in-depth discussion with the Department of Revenue Secretary Kimberly Robinson about the history of the state’s finances leading up to the moment that we find ourselves in, the various ideas of tax reform swirling around a very reform-minded legislature as session is about to begin, and some of the impediments to making any real meaningful change, especially in the age of COVID.

Jason DeCuir
Advantous Consulting

December 22, 2020

In this episode of Ellevate’s Engage Videocast we continue to explore the state of Louisiana's budget and finances. Julie Stokes speaks with Jason DeCuir, who is Co-owner and Partner with Advantous Consulting, LLC, a leading tax services firm in Louisiana. Julie and Jason discuss key tax reform issues in the state and more.

Jay Dardenne
Louisiana's Commissioner of Administration

December 17, 2020

In this episode of Ellevate’s Engage Videocast we explore the state of Louisiana's budget and finances. Julie Stokes speaks with Commissioner Jay Dardenne about the budget planning process, the affects of COVID-19 and oil, budget surpluses and more.

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