Friday, May 25, 2012

It's The Economy Stupid: Economic Development

Bayou Country Super Fest

Tiger Stadium

Baton Rouge, LA

May 26th & 27th

Rascal Flatts

Keith Urban

Carrie Underwood

Jason Aldean

Eric Church

Dierks Bentley

Little Big Town

Sara Evans

Jerrod Niemann

Joe Nichols

75,000 to 85,000 people paying $50 to $250 per ticket

Booking 95% of hotel rooms

Eating at restaurants

Drinking at bars

Buying hangover medicine at stores


Now that’s economic development at its best.


Well, maybe there is a debate to be had there, but it’s certainly more fun than tax increment financing!


John Broussard

Assistant State Treasurer

Chief Investment Officer

State of Louisiana

Department of the Treasury

Ph:  225-342-0013

Fx:  225-342-9721



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