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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 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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By State Treasurer John Kennedy Special to The Political Desk Time and tide wait for no man, as the saying goes. The forces that will drive economic prosperity in this century are moving at full speed...
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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.
Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday he wants to borrow money to generate $325 million in repairs to rural roads across Louisiana. Jindal said the…
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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."
Business-tax breaks, money for coastal-restoration projects and cuts to wasteful spending will be the focus of the coming legislative session, said a delegation of bayou region lawmakers who presented...
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"The good news is, the proposed budget has no cuts to higher education. The bad news, and what the budget doesn't indicate, is that tuition is going to go up 10%." -State Treasurer John Kennedy.

Click to listen to the feed of this morning's WWL-AM interview hosted by Don Dubuc about the Governor's proposed state budget and privatization of prisons and ferries.
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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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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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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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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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Treasurer Kennedy answers callers’ questions and discusses education reform and proposed changes to the state employee retirement system on WRKF’s Jim Engster Show this morning. (Segment starts at 27:15) #johnkennedyla
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State Treasurer John Kennedy was elected without opposition to his fourth term as State Treasurer in 2011. As Treasurer, he oversees the state’s $12 billion in investment portfolios. Treasurer Kennedy also oversees local and state bond issues and returns millions of dollars in unclaimed property each year.