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Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.) will be giving Duck Dynasty actor Phil Robertson a fist time ever "Governor’s Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence.” However as reported by Reason.com the show has been getting far more that awards from the state of Louisiana.

"The state subsidizes up to 30 percent of local production spending, offering tax credits redeemable for cash."
A industrial insider estimates that the show gets as much as $70,000 dollars from Louisiana taxpayers per show the ' Dynasty ' family makes $200,000 per show.

So we can assume that being the 'Tea Party Dynasty Poster child pays handsomely on the taxpayers  Dime ....  

Sources :  Reason.com

               VFXsoldier

              Deadline.com

it is interesting to note that the official link for the state announcement was deleted for a time today.
http:www.gov.state.la.us/index.cfm?

but it is in the internet archive wayback machine here just in case ;)

internet archive wayback machine louisiana Duck Dynasty announcement

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