State Treasurer John Kennedy to Speak on September 8th
Treasurer of the State of Louisiana
John Kennedy was elected without opposition to his fourth term as State Treasurer in September of 2011. As Treasurer, he oversees the state’s $7.2 billion investment portfolios. He also oversees local and state bond issues and returns millions of dollars in unclaimed property each year.
Prior to his position as Treasurer, Mr. Kennedy served as Secretary of the Department of Revenue, Special Counsel to Governor Roemer and Secretary of Governor Roemer’s Cabinet. He was also an attorney and partner in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans law firm of Chaffe McCall.
Mr. Kennedy graduated magna cum laude in political science, philosophy and economics from Vanderbilt, was president of his senior class, and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia and his B.C.L. degree from Oxford University in England where he was a First Class Honors graduate.
Mr. Kennedy is an adjunct professor at LSU Law School and is a substitute teacher for East Baton Rouge Parish public schools. He resides in Madisonville, Louisiana, with his wife Becky and their son, Preston. They are founding members of the North Cross United Methodist Church.
Announcing 2015 Candidate Forum and Parish President's Debate
ARPEC will host a candidate forum and parish president's debate along with Jenny Heroman of Community Edge on September 24th 6:00 p.m. at the Gonzales Civic Center. The event will be videotaped and aired on Eatel.
There are presently four Ascension Parish councilmen who are registered Republicans. Find out their record for last three years on taxes, government, and freedom while serving on the Ascension Parish Council.Two of the four are on our "RINO" watch list! Click on "Ascension RINO" to see each scorecard.
The proposed recreation millage was defeated on November 4th with a 62% NO vote. For the last three years the Parish Council has placed a tax on the ballot. The ARPEC has opposed each tax increase. All three taxes failed; three strikes you're out. Thank you to everyone who joined in our efforts to defeat another unnecessary tax!
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