Video: Legislative Session Week 4

Video: Legislative Session Week 4

The House passed a standstill budget that does not raise your taxes. Just like you do in your personal life, this budget will force government to live within its means. The budget will move to the Senate where I hope members will stop state government from spending money it does not have.

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Video: Legislative Session Week 3

Video: Legislative Session Week 3

This is very simple, but we are making it very complicated. Government must live within its means. We cannot spend more than we have.

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Video: Legislative Session Week 2

Video: Legislative Session Week 2

 

The biggest lie you hear at the State Capitol is that something “isn’t that simple.” We spend more money than we take in and government is growing faster than the economy. We don’t have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem. It is that simple.

 

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Release: Schroder Leads All Treasurer Opponents in Fundraising

Release: Schroder Leads All Treasurer Opponents in Fundraising

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Schroder Leads All Treasurer Opponents with Over $600,000 on Hand

Baton Rouge, LA — Leading all opponents, John Schroder reported $609,621 cash on hand in his first quarter fundraising report for the Louisiana State Treasurer race.

Since his announcement in December, Schroder has raised $407,219 in his bid to be the next Louisiana State Treasurer, raising $184,745 in the first quarter alone.

“We’re traveling to every corner of this state to share our position of fiscal responsibility and continuing …

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Video: Opening Day of Session

Video: Opening Day of Session

 

2017 Session Day One. Let me be clear – Louisiana has a spending problem, not a revenue problem. It’s time for this state to start living within its means. No. New. Taxes. The hardworking people of this state are taxed enough.

– John Schroder

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Video: 2017 Special Session Wrapup

Video: 2017 Special Session Wrapup

2017 Special Session Wrapup

Here’s a quick 2017 Special Session Recap. Good news – No new taxes were raised! Have a safe and happy Mardi Gras.

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Interview: Bill Profita and Kevin Gallagher Talk 107.3

Interview: Bill Profita and Kevin Gallagher Talk 107.3

John talks about his new website, StopLouisianaWaste.com, which allows individuals to anonymously report wasteful government spending.

 

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Schroder launches state government waste whistleblower website

Schroder launches state government waste whistleblower website

From Louisiana Radio Network

A new website seeks to reduce wasteful spending in state government. Covington Representative John Schroder launched StopLouisianaWaste.com to allow individuals to anonymously report state government waste.

“You would think at this stage in the game we would have squeezed out all the inefficiencies that exist in Baton Rouge, but that just doesn’t seem to be the case,” Schroder said.

Schroder says given the state’s budget problems, lawmakers have to make sure they’re spending every penny of taxpayer money wisely. He says he will personally investigate …

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Interview: Glen Heckard Talk KLMB 540 AM

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Listen as John discusses the state budget issues and his race for state treasurer.

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The Governor’s special session ‘plan’ to balance the budget isn’t really a plan.

The Governor’s special session ‘plan’ to balance the budget isn’t really a plan.

The Governor’s special session ‘plan’ to balance the budget isn’t really a plan at all.

Over two-thirds of the Governor’s plan ($200 million +) uses one-time money to balance the budget. Once again, the state is spending more money than it takes in and history clearly demonstrates that spending one-time money to camouflage our spending problem is a failed business model that leads to higher taxes. You cannot fix our state’s spending problem by placing the burden on the taxpayers. You cannot tax your way into …

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