Jason DeCuir serves as Chief of Staff and Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs with the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR). His responsibilities include supervision of the Litigation and Policy Services divisions, and the development of processes to enhance the state’s ability to fairly and efficiently collect revenues and administer the state’s tax laws.
Mr. DeCuir is an attorney and an expert in tax law. He earned his Juris Doctor from LSU’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He holds a Master’s in Tax Law from Georgetown University and an MBA from Louisiana Tech. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in business administration from Howard University.
Before joining the Department of Revenue, Mr. DeCuir worked with several Baton Rouge law firms including Taylor, Porter, Brooks and Phillips and DeCuir, Clark and Adams.
He sits on the boards of numerous charitable and non-profit organizations, including The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, Boys and Girls Club of Baton Rouge and the Southern University MBA Advisory Board.
In 2006, the Baton Rouge Business Report honored Jason DeCuir as one of its Top Forty Under 40.
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The presidential election may be getting all of the attention, but Louisiana residents will be making several important decisions at the ballot box in November. The U.S. Senate seat left up for grabs by retiring Sen. David Vitter has drawn a field of 24 candidates. Louisianians in the south- and northwest parts of the state will also be voting on congressmen. So, what national concerns are on citizens’ minds as they go to the polls this fall? What statewide issues should be on the mind of Louisiana’s next Congressional leaders? Louisiana Public Square looks for answers on “Election 2016” Wednesday, October 26 at 7p.m. (Taping Tuesday, October 25)
• Elizabeth Crisp / The Advocate
• Greg Hilburn / Gannett Newspapers
• Martin Johnson, Ph.D. / LSU Manship School of Mass Communication
• Albert Samuels, Ph.D. / Mandela School of Public Policy, Southern University
• Guest Host: Patricia Smith / Assistant to Dean of Political Science Dept., Southern University
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