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Panelist Bio


Greg Albrecht
Chief Economist, La Legislative Fiscal Office

Greg Albrecht has been the Chief Economist of the Legislative Fiscal Office since 1991.

In this role he is responsible for forecasting the State’s major tax revenues, estimating the fiscal impact of tax legislation, as well as providing general economic, tax, and fiscal analysis to the legislature.

He received his undergraduate and masters degrees from the Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge campus, and has been an adjunct instructor in the LSU Economics Department for over twenty-five years, teaching all of the principles courses offered by the Department; micro and macroeconomic principles, and most recently, money, banking, and monetary policy.

Greg is frequently interviewed by local and national newspapers as well as radio and TV stations concerning state revenue and fiscal matters.

He is married to Margaret Nabers, has two children, and has resided in Baton Rouge since 1977.

Current Topic


     02/18 - Drawing the Line: Sexual Harassment in Louisiana

How widespread is the problem in our state? Take the survey!
Governor John Bel Edward’s deputy chief of staff, Johnny Anderson, resigned in November due to allegations of sexual harassment. A month earlier, celebrity chef John Besh stepped down from his restaurant management group after sexual harassment accusations. Charges of sexual misconduct in the workplace against celebrities and government officials made state and national headlines during the last several months of 2017.

How widespread is the problem in our state? Where is the distinction drawn between boorish acts and abusive behavior? Is every circumstance unique or should all offenders be dealt with in the same manner? Louisiana Public Square looks for answers to these questions and more on “Drawing the Line: Sexual Harassment in Louisiana” Wednesday, February 28 at 7 p.m. on LPB and in New Orleans on WLAE. (Recording Tuesday, February 27)

Panelists:
- Craig Broome; Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management
- Sen. Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell
- Allison A. Jones; Jones & Wilhite
- Janice Lansing, Governor Edwards’ Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy

LPB CEO, Beth Courtney and Southern University Vice President for External Affairs, Robyn Merrick, host the discussion.


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