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State Treasurer, John Kennedy
State Treasurer, John Kennedy

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"Had state lawmakers and the Jindal Administration listened to Kennedy in 2009, the state might not be in quite the financial bind it finds itself in."

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Treasurer Kennedy sends an open letter to Gov. Jindal on the budget. Read it here: http://conta.cc/K0zmg4

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Treasurer Kennedy and Rep. Richard providing testimony before the Appropriations Committee for HB 327 (reduction in State contracts) and HB 328 (reduction in executive branch positions.)
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That's Just Wrong: WBRZ's Michael Marsh interviews Treasurer Kennedy about the repercussions of the Superdome bailout.

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Times-Picayune report on yesterday's Bond Commission meeting and auction: "Treasurer Kennedy said he was pleased with the interest rate on the $400 million bond issue. J.P. Morgan Chase submitted the lowest of eight bids received, 2.7%." #bonds #louisiana

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Treasurer Kennedy says Gov. Jindal’s rural road repair bond proposal is a good idea for two reasons: 1) you can borrow money at the cheapest rates of a lifetime right now, and 2) every year you delay these projects, construction inflation raises the project costs.

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Study shows Louisiana's sales taxes rank 3rd highest in nation: "It's significant, and not in a positive way" - State Treasurer John Kennedy

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"Richard added that he would also drum up support for Treasurer John Kennedy's plan to cut 5,000 vacant state jobs and eliminate 1,600 state consulting contracts."

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Legislators and state bureaucrats did not buy the idea of balancing a budget with one-time revenues from a prison sale. Louisiana State Treasurer John Kennedy compared the strategy to “a junkie selling the television set and radio to generate money for his next fix.”
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