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Headlines - June 1, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-06-01

Duration: 00:04:48

Subjects: Headlines | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | STATE BUDGET | Community property | Public utilities | Pearce, Dave L., 1904-1984


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Freeman, Bobby Speaker
  • Pearce, Dave Speaker


This segment from the June 1, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the 1979 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: the amendments made by the House Appropriations Committee on the General Appropriations Bill, or State Budget; a House Civil Law Committee hearing on an equal management of community property bill; Representative Bobby Freeman of Plaquemine testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee on his utility aid bill for low income senior citizens; and Dave Pearce announcing his candidacy for Commissioner of Agriculture, a position he previously held for 20 years. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome