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Headlines - April 11, 1980

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-04-11

Duration: 00:08:00

Subjects: Headlines | Politics | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | STATE BUDGET | Teacher pay raises | State employee pay raises | Budget surpluses | OIL INDUSTRY | MAYORS | Local governments


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Henry, Bubba Speaker
  • Johnston, J. Bennett Interviewee
  • Dumas, W.W. Speaker
  • Hanna, W.T. Speaker


This segment from the April 11, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: a press conference with Governor Dave Treen outlining his executive budget, which includes pay raises for teachers and state employees; Commissioner of Administration Bubba Henry urging caution in determining the exact amount of the budget surplus for the current fiscal year; U.S. Senator J. Bennett Johnston discussing the estimates for the amount of money Louisiana will receive from the decontrol of oil prices; and a meeting between a group of mayors from around the state and Governor Treen to discuss possible state funding for local governments. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome