Commerce and Industry Board

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When a galvanizing company tried to slip a questionable ITEP application past the state Board of Commerce and Industry Tuesday, they didn’t count on Robert Adley going all "Dirty Harry" on them.

LA Dept. of Economic Development

“Everyone in local government says, ‘Let me take care of myself,’ because we took away their tax base -- and it has been going on for years,” Robert Adley, the governor’s representative to the Board of Commerce and Industry, says. “That’s what this is really about.”

“This” is the Industrial Tax Exemption Program, also known as ITEP.